Board of Directors

Frederick W. Telling

Executive Chairman

Dr. Telling has served as Director since 2010 and was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors on February 4, 2011 and was appointed as Executive Chairman on May 2, 2021 following the resignation of Dr. Joslyn, the Company’s former President and Chief Executive Officer.  Dr. Telling also serves on the boards of various civic and non-profit organizations. Dr. Telling retired from Pfizer Inc. in 2007 after 30 years of service as their Corporate Vice President and Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning and Policy. He focused on product licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and global health policy. Telling holds a B.A. in History and Economics from Hamilton College, an M.A. in Industrial and Labor Relations, and a PhD in Economics and Public Policy from Cornell University.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Member

Alan Dunton, M.D.

Director

Dr. Dunton has served as a Director of Oragenics, Inc. since April 2010. He is the principal owner of Danerius, LLC, a biotechnology consulting company which he founded in 2006. In addition to Oragenics, he is currently a Director of the public biotechnology company, Palatin, Inc. (AMEX: PTN), CorMedix (NASDAQ: CRMD) and Recce Pharmaceuticals (ASX: RCE). Dr. Dunton previously served as a Director of Sancilio and Company, MediciNova, Regeneus, and Targacept, Inc. Dr. Dunton is also a member of the Board of Director of CorMedix, Inc. (CRMD), a publicly traded biotechnology company in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey since March 2019. Dr. Dunton has held significant senior positions in major pharmaceutical companies. Most recent was from November 2015 through March 2018 as the Senior Vice President of Research, Development and Regulatory Affairs of Purdue Pharma L.P., a private pharmaceutical company. From January 2007 until March 2009, Dr. Dunton served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Panacos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Dunton was the non-Executive Chairman and Director of EpiCept, Inc. (OTC MKTS: EPCT) a public biotechnology company developing products for cancer, pain and inflammatory conditions. In 2005, Dr. Dunton served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of ActivBiotics, Inc., a private biopharmaceutical company. Previously, Dr. Dunton was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Metaphore Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2003 until 2006, when it merged with ActivBiotics. From 2004 until 2005, Dr. Dunton served as a member of the board of directors of Vicuron Pharmaceuticals until it was acquired by Pfizer, Inc. In 2002, Dr. Dunton served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Emisphere Technologies, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From 1994 to 2001, Dr. Dunton was a senior executive in various capacities in the Pharmaceuticals Group of Johnson & Johnson. From 1999 to 2001, Dr. Dunton was President and Managing Director of The Janssen Research Foundation, a Johnson & Johnson company. From 1998 to 1999, Dr. Dunton served as Group Vice President of Global Clinical Research and Development of Janssen. Prior to joining Janssen, Dr. Dunton was Vice President of Global Clinical Research and Development at the R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute, also a Johnson & Johnson company. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Dunton held positions in clinical research and development at Syntex Corporation, CIBA-GEIGY Corporation and Hoffmann La Roche Inc. Dr. Dunton holds a MD degree from New York University School of Medicine, where he completed his residency in internal medicine. He also was a Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology at the New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Chair
Audit Committee Member
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Robert Koski

Director

Mr. Koski has served as a Director since June 2009. Mr. Koski has practiced as an attorney with the Koski Firm, a sole proprietorship located in Atlanta, Georgia since 1992, where his practice includes litigation and tax law. Mr. Koski has also served as a partner in the Koski Family Limited Partnership, which beneficially owns an interest in the Company, and as a director of the Koski Family Foundation since December 1996. Mr. Koski holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy and English from Colgate University, a JD from Emory School of Law and an LLM degree in Taxation and Litigation from Emory University.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Member

Kim Murphy

President, Chief Executive Officer, & Director

Joining the board in 2020, Kim Murphy possesses a wealth of vaccine industry knowledge and experience that was vital to the company’s strategic acquisition of Noachis Terra, as well as the development of Oragenics’ other product candidates. Ms. Murphy served in a variety of vaccine-related leadership roles within GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK). While with GSK, Ms. Murphy led the global influenza vaccine and pandemic preparedness businesses and was responsible for the strategic and prelaunch planning for multiple development-stage vaccines through commercialization. Earlier in her career, she worked in commercialization roles within Merck and Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Inc. Ms. Murphy currently serves as a director of Blue Water Vaccines, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWV). Ms. Murphy holds a B.A. in English from Old Dominion University and an MBA in Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Member
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Charles L. Pope

Director

Mr. Pope has served as a Director since June 2010. Mr. Pope served as the Chief Financial Officer of Palm Bancorp, Inc. from June 2009 to June 2012. From September 2007 through June 2009, Mr. Pope served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aerosonic Inc., a manufacturer of aviation products. Mr. Pope served as the Chief Financial Officer of Reptron Inc., a manufacturer of electronic products, from March 2005 through June 2007. From March 2002 to March 2005, Mr. Pope served as Chief Financial Officer of SRI/Surgical Express, Inc. From February 2001 to March 2002, Mr. Pope served as Chief Financial Officer of Innovaro, Inc. (formerly UTEK Corporation NYSE AMERICAN: INV) a public company. Mr. Pope currently serves as a director for Trxade Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDS). Mr. Pope served as a director of Innovaro, Inc. from March 2010 to August 2012. Mr. Pope also served as a Director of Inuvo, Inc. from July 2008 through July 2018. Prior to this time, Mr. Pope served as a Partner in the Audit and Financial Advisory Consulting Divisions of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and was also a Partner in the Accounting and SEC Directorate in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s New York City office. Mr. Pope holds a B.S. degree in Economics and Accounting from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Chair
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair
Compensation Committee Member