Elizabeth D. Gadsby
Dr. Elizabeth Gadsby is the Head of Product Development and Clinical for the Kimberly-Clark Sofusa™ Business unit creating transdermal drug delivery solutions. Elizabeth has served in a variety of leadership roles in new product commercialization, logistics, marketing, quality, and technology development since she joined the company in 1992. She holds over 25 patents for her innovations and has been involved in commercialization of several new products.
Elizabeth earned her Bachelor’s degree in microbiology at the University of Florida and her Ph.D. in biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At Georgia Tech she studied under Prof. Larry Bottomley and her dissertation was titled “Atomic Force Microscopy of DNA-Drug Interactions”. She also was an inaugural member of the NSF TI:GER Innovation program which linked Georgia Tech science and engineering students with MBA and Emory Law students. Her continuing education includes programs at Smith College, Wharton, Kellogg, and Dallas Theological Seminary.
Elizabeth and her husband, James, reside in Atlanta, Georgia and actively serve in the community through their church, theatre, and the Peachtree Road Race.