DURHAM, N.C., March 30, 2018 — Fourteen Premier Research employees have been named finalists for PharmaTimes magazine’s Clinical Researcher of the Year awards. The finalists are three clinical trial managers, two project managers, and nine members of two project teams. Competition continues through to April 27, when the awards are announced.
- Finalists in the Clinical Trial Manager award category are Samantha Hoft, Sandra Saadeh, and Nauman Tariq. This category recognizes excellence in the management of clinical trial operations and oversight of study teams.
- Finalists in the Project Manager category are Anthony Angelini and Laura Llewellyn. This category recognizes those who excel in execution across multiple clinical trials and geographic regions.
- The Advancing Research team of Jennifer Anderson, Cherilyn Boller, Sandy Brassard, Julie Dzierzynkski, and Shana Hart is refining Premier Research’s ability to adapt to changes in the industry and efficiently execute clinical trials through efforts that include new technologies, risk-based monitoring, and novel recruitment tools.
- Be Audit You Can Be, the other team finalist, is made up of David Brockwell, Denise Butler, Anthony Messina, and Hadley Stinson. The team seeks to structure trial teams to improve sponsor/CRO relationships, ensure that technology is deployed to best suit each study indication, and promote expedient regulatory review and processing.
The annual awards recognize the talent and passion of industry and academic researchers, challenging and inspiring them and helping them benchmark skills against their peer communities.
“This is a significant acknowledgment of the talent and professionalism of our employees,” said Susan Romberg, Senior Vice President, Global Clinical Operations, at Premier Research. “Our staff is united in helping our biotech and specialty pharma customers achieve life-changing breakthroughs. We are gratified at this strong showing in the PharmaTimes awards program, and look forward to the last leg of the competition and the announcement of the winners in April.”
About Premier Research
Premier Research is a leading clinical development service provider that helps highly innovative biotech, specialty pharma, and medical device companies transform breakthrough ideas into reality. The company has a wealth of experience in the execution of global, regional and local clinical development programs with a special focus on addressing unmet needs in areas such as analgesia, dermatology, medical device, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare disease. Premier Research operates in 84 countries and employs 1,250 professionals, including a strong international network of clinical monitors and project managers, regulatory, data management, statistical, scientific, and medical experts. They are focused on smart study design for advanced medicines that allow life-changing treatments.