Parul Patel Goetz is president and co-founder of Noah Z.M. Goetz Foundation. Goetz graduated from the University of Southern California and received her doctorate in pharmacy in 2001. She then went on to complete a pharmacy practice residency and pediatric clinical pharmacology fellowship at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Goetz served as a Clinical Pharmacist at UCSD Medical Center and provided care to patients in the adult and neonatal intensive care units, general medicine, and oncology. She also served as a Clinical Pharmacokineticist responsible for managing medication levels in seriously ill patients. During this time, Goetz also provided care to patients with HIV infection. In 2005, she accepted a senior clinical scientist position at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and is involved in the development of medicines to treat HIV infection and antimicrobial infections. In 2010, Goetz accepted a clinical pharmacology scientist position in charge of global strategy for the antibiotic franchise. She is also actively involved in GSK’s Early Career Network at GSK. Goetz, her husband, Nate, and son, Noah, live in Durham with their pet beagle.
Nathaniel H. Goetz is vice president and co-founder of Noah Z.M. Goetz Foundation, managing the daily operations of the organization, while being a proud stay-at-home father of his three-year old son, Noah. A recognized thought leader and expert in advocacy and program development, Goetz has worked extensively in the nonprofit and philanthropic fields for over 15 years as a director, manager, consultant, and board member of numerous nonprofits in North Carolina and California. Goetz holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University, Master of Public Policy from Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Whittier College. In 2001, he was a visiting research fellow at the University of Oxford. He is a 2009 recipient of the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award and the 2005 recipient of the Whittier College Outstanding Young Alumni Award.