Meet the QARA Pharma Team



Pablo Jimenez, MD

CEO & Founder

Dr. Pablo Jimenez is a senior bio-pharmaceutical executive and patent holder with more than twenty years of success in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked in medical affairs, clinical research operations, and drug development and manufacturing in the respiratory, dermatologic, wound healing and oncology therapeutic areas. Dr. Jimenez has a strong product business development background in inflammation, immunology and tissue engineering sectors. Previous senior positions at Novartis, Neuronyx, Human Genome Sciences, Osteoarthritis Sciences. He earned his MD at Central University School of Medicine in Ecuador, and completed post-doctoral work at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, RI. Dr. Jimenez holds a Master Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University School of Business and Project Management in Washington D.C. He has a strong interest in skin biology and immunology.




Sonia Wheat, MS

President & Founder

Sonia Wheat graduated from the MS Science Research – George Washington University School of Medicine with an MS in Science Research. She has over 15 years experience as clinical and regulatory medical writer working both in Pharmaceutical companies and in her own company. She has worked in multiple therapeutic areas in all phases of the drug and device development process.




Sydney Jimenez, MD

Clinical Reviewer

Dr. Sydney Jimenez graduated magna cum laude graduate with honors from Brown University. She earned her M.D. from The Johns Hopkins Medical School, and completed an internal medicine residency at Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Dr. Jimenez holds Board certification in Internal Medicine and Diplomate American Board Obesity Medicine. In addition to her role as an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Revere Healthcare Center, she has strong interest in preventive and lifestyle medicine.