Ashley Herrick, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Oncology Program Strategy
Dr. Ashley Herrick provides strategic planning, coordination, knowledge, and expertise for oncology projects. She has more than 13 years of experience in oncology clinical trial oversight and drug development. She has experience with all phases of clinical trials but has a keen interest and deep knowledge of early phase and first-in-man studies. She has led numerous global clinical trials and has experience with strategic management, study oversight, study start-up, efficient enrollment, and study close-out/CSR development.
Prior to joining Premier Research, Dr. Herrick was Director of Operational Strategy Management for a mid-sized CRO overseeing the strategic planning for studies. She also supported their Oncology Site Network and was responsible for oversight of a biomarker driven patient matching group. She has also served as Project Director, Project Manager, and CRA throughout her years working in the CRO industry and has devoted her entire career to Oncology research. Prior to joining the CRO industry, she worked as a Program Manager for largest Phase I clinical trial unit in the country at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she was responsible for oversight of more than 50 industry sponsored and investigator led Phase I clinical trials.
Dr. Herrick holds a doctorate degree in molecular and cellular biology with a focus on hematologic malignancies from Baylor College of Medicine. She is CCRP certified and is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). She is an active volunteer with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).