Theraysa Gapasin

Director, Clinical Operations

As Director, Clinical Operations, Theraysa oversees the Usona-sponsored clinical trials with psilocybin and 5-MeO-DMT. Theraysa has over 20 years in clinical drug development having worked as both a consultant and full-time employee at tiny start-ups to mega pharma companies. Her international drug development work spans early clinical Phase 1 First in Human Trials to late-stage global Phase 3 trials spanning across various therapeutic areas such as CNS, metabolic disease, oncology, women’s health, and infectious disease.

Theraysa earned her BS in Psychology from Santa Clara University and earned her MS in Counseling Psychology from California State University, East Bay. Theraysa is also a registered MFT with the state of California. In her personal time, Theraysa is training as a psychedelic psychotherapist, produces inspirational independent films with her husband, dances Bollywood semi-professionally, travels, medidates, and practices yoga.