MRI Team

Amadeo J. Pesce – Principal Investigator

Laboratory Co-Laboratory Director, Millennium Laboratories Our Co-Laboratory Director is the world renowned Toxicologist, Amadeo J. Pesce, Ph.D., DABCC. Dr. Pesce is the author/editor of 32 textbooks and monographs and more than 200 peer-reviewed articles on chemistry, toxicology, and drug testing procedures. More…

Charles Mikel, PhD, Research Scientist

Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer, Millennium Laboratories As Vice President/Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), Dr. Charles Mikel provides scientific leadership and direction to the laboratory operations and R&D programs at Millennium Laboratories. More…

Perla Almazan, CLS, MT(ASCP), Research Scientist

Director of Clinical Operations, Millennium Laboratories As the Millennium Laboratories Director of Clinical Operations, Perla Almazan sets the overall strategic and operational direction of the Millennium Clinical Laboratory to ensure regulatory compliance and quality of services to its customers, resulting in accurate and timely reviews, evaluation, and release of test results. More…

Robert West, Research Scientist

Robert West serves on the Millennium Laboratories team in the role of Laboratory Co-Director. As Laboratory Co-Director, Mr. West, together with Dr. Amadeo Pesce and Millennium’s analytical chemists and scientists, is responsible for the state-of-the-art urine drug testing with the exclusive use of cutting-edge LC-MS/MS technology. More…

Sergey Latyshev, Research Scientist

Scientist, Millennium Laboratories Sergey Latyshev joined Millennium Laboratories as an expert in Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry. As a valued member of Millennium’s team of analytical chemists, Sergey is responsible for the development and implementation of high throughput methods for the identification and quantification of drugs and their metabolites in biologic matrices using state-of-the-art LC-MS/MS technology. More…

Angela Huskey, Associate Vice President, Clinical Affairs

As Director of Clinical Practice Education for the Millennium Research Institute, Angela Huskey comes to Millennium Laboratories with 10 years of clinical practice and industry experience focused in the therapeutic areas of pain management, psychiatry and addiction. More…

Jennifer Strickland, Director of Clinical Strategy

A Clinical Research Educator with Millennium Research Institute, Jennifer Strickland has extensive experience in both acute and chronic pain management and management of patients with co-morbid psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. Currently, she co-manages a pain and palliative care elective and is an adjunct professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. More…

Steven D. Passik, PhD, Principal Investigator

Steven Passik is the Director of Clinical Addiction Research and Education at Millennium Laboratories. Dr. Passik guides the company’s strategy around meeting the needs of addiction professionals through education and research on the use of medication monitoring, drug testing and pharmacogenetic testing to improve outcomes for patients suffering from pain and addiction. More…

Maria G. Guevara, Clinical Research Educator

Dr. Maria G. Guevara is a Clinical Research Educator with the Millennium Research Institute. She has practiced as a Clinical Specialist in Pain Management as part of a pharmacy-based consult service for inpatient pain management. More…

Kenneth L. Kirsh, Clinical Research Educator

Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD, is proud to become part of the Millennium team as a Clinical Research Educator in Clinical Affairs, as well as a Research Scientist for the Millennium Research Institute. More…

Kathy Egan City, President and Executive Director

Kathy Egan City is the President and Executive Director of The Millennium Research Institute (MRI), a non-profit research entity established by Millennium Laboratories, a leader in therapeutic drug monitoring. More…