Management Team

Dr. Thomas H. Tulip
President & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Tulip has spent more than 25 years in the development and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals and imaging agents, with a track record of success in R&D, business development, brand and alliance management, and international business. From 2011-2015, he served in senior leadership roles at Navidea BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., where he led one of the few successful recent launches of an innovative radiopharmaceutical; established a number of global partnerships; and, in-licensed a pair of best-in-class neuroimaging assets. Previously, Dr. Tulip held senior leadership positions at Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Lantheus Medical Imaging (LMI), Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), and DuPont, where his roles spanned product discovery and development, business and technology planning, brand and alliance management and international business management. While at BMS and DuPont, he was instrumental in the development, commercialization and international management of the highly successful nuclear cardiology franchise; successfully built the BMS Medical Imaging international business; and led planning activities for innovative PET tracers at LMI/BMS. He was a Board Member of the Academy of Molecular Imaging and Chairperson of its Institute for Molecular Technologies. Dr. Tulip was Chairperson of the Society of Nuclear Medicine Corporate Advisory Board and served as a Director of the Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Medical Imaging Technology Association (MITA) and leads its PET Working Group. He earned a B.S. from the University of Vermont, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the Northwestern University.

Tamara Rhein
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Rhein joined FluoroPharma in 2011 as Controller. Prior to FluoroPharma, she was Controller of Manhattan Pharmaceuticals, where in addition to maintaining the critical financial functions for the company, she was also responsible for a wide range of activities including financial statement preparation, footnote disclosures for SEC filings, stock option accounting and quarterly and year-end audits. Before Manhattan Pharmaceuticals, Ms. Rhein was with Vyteris, where her primary role was to manage the SEC accounting and reporting department. In addition to her financial responsibilities, Ms. Rhein worked with the CEO on the launch of a new product. In this capacity, she managed critical aspects of coordination, timing and tracking of the initiative.

Before joining Vyteris, Ms. Rhein was Vice President of New Business at Credit Suisse First Boston, where she provided comprehensive research and analysis to guide Senior Management on certain projects and complex business transactions.

Prior to its merger with Credit Suisse First Boston, Ms. Rhein was a Vice President of External Reporting at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where she prepared and reviewed SEC filings for both Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette direct. She was extensively involved in the Initial Public Offering of the Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette direct tracking stock issued in May 1999.

Ms. Rhein began her career as a Senior Auditor for Deloitte & Touche, where she planned and administered audit engagements for several large banks and insurance companies.

Ms. Rhein received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Edward L. Lyons Jr.
Vice President Development

Prior to joining FluoroPharma, Mr. Lyons was with GE Healthcare where he held management positions of increasing responsibility, culminating in his appointment to Global Marketing Director, Nuclear Medicine, where he was responsible for the worldwide marketing of the general purpose, hybrid imaging and  direct-conversion detector camera portfolios. During his tenure with GE Healthcare, Mr. Lyons successfully launched AdreView ™ and was responsible for the Cardiology commercial and development portfolios.

Before GE Healthcare, Mr. Lyons was with Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging, where he held positions in Medical Affairs Field Operations and Marketing.  Prior to Bristol-Myers, Mr. Lyons was with DuPont Pharmaceuticals, where over the span of ten years he held positions in Nuclear Cardiology ranging from Sales and Marketing to Medical Affairs, where he was appointed to Director. Mr. Lyons began his career within the hospital environment, where he was Chief Technologist in Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology at Philadelphia Heart Institute, and Temple University Hospital.