Inspire Pharmaceuticals is expanding its management team, creating a chief medical officer position.

Filling the job is M. Lynn Smiley, MD.

Smiley was senior vice president of regulatory affairs, compliance, and drug safety at Trimeris. She joined Trimeris in 2001 as chief medical officer and senior vice president for clinical research. Smiley also worked for 13 years at GlaxoSmithKline, including a stint as vice president of HIV and opportunistic infections clinical development and director of the infectious diseases department.