Elizabeth Garofalo, M.D.


Elizabeth Garofalo, M.D., has served as a director of Acadia since September 2020.

Since 2016, Dr. Garofalo has served as the Principal for EAG Pharma Consulting LLC. Prior to that, Dr. Garofalo served in numerous leadership roles including as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Clinical Development and member of the Novartis Global Development Leadership Team, Chair of the Novartis Portfolio Stewardship Board and Co-Head of the Novartis Neuroscience Franchise. Prior to that she was Vice President and Head of the Neuroscience Therapy Area at Astellas.  She started her career at Parke-Davis/Pfizer where she had jobs of increasing responsibility including Ann Arbor Site Head of Neuroscience and Ann Arbor Site Head of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs.

Dr. Garofalo currently serves on the board for the Institute for Advanced Clinical Trials in Children and is the Chair of the Business Advisory Board for the Epilepsy Foundation of America. She earned her M.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine where she completed her Pediatric Residency.  She completed fellowships in Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Michigan Medical School.