rachelle galvin

THRIVE Midwest Program Director

Rachelle J. Sells Galvin, Ph.D. serves as the THRIVE Midwest Program Director.  Rachelle has extensive experience in both human and animal pharmaceutical discovery and development.  Rachelle worked at Eli Lilly and Company for 25 years holding numerous scientific and leadership positions including two years in the animal health division Elanco.  Rachelle obtained her PhD from the University of Louisville and completed postdoctoral training at Washington University in St. Louis.  She brings a unique mix of deep technical expertise, business strategy acumen and breakthrough solution delivery to scientific problems and business challenges.  Rachelle has consulted for multiple animal health startups and brings expertise in animal health to SVG.