Tempe, AZ, March 7, 2017 SDC, a specialized data services Contract Research Organization (CRO) providing scalable clinical trial solutions, today announced the appointment of Faith Haines Kolb as Vice President, Biometric Operations effective January 2017. In this role, Faith will oversee all aspects of SDC’s biometric operations, including biostatistics, clinical data management, and IRT services.

“We are very excited to bring in Faith to lead our operations team,” said Dale W. Usner, Ph.D., President of SDC. “Faith has had much success in her career, specifically in developing and growing biometric departments at CROs. Her leadership and guidance will help SDC to maintain our high level of service as we continue to grow our operations from a technology, service offering, and geographic perspective.”

“It is a wonderful time to join SDC,” said Faith. “The company has grown exponentially over the past few years, and I have been very impressed with the level of expertise they bring to their clients and the commitment they show on each project. It is truly a unique culture that SDC has developed, and I look forward to nurturing that culture through our exciting growth ahead.”

Prior to joining SDC, Faith served as Vice President, Biometrics at Veristat and formerly held leadership positions at Parexel, Prometrika, and Averion International. With more than 20 years of experience in clinical trials, she brings to SDC a proven track record of leading companies through change, growth, and standardization. Her clinical trials experience spans both common and complex therapeutic areas including, but not limited to, oncology, neurology, dermatology, and genetic diseases. She maintains distinct technical expertise across various EDC, CDMS, CTMS, and statistical software platforms. Faith holds a BA in Mathematics and Education from Clark University in Worcester, MA and is active with various local, national, and international industry associations such as Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), Drug Information Association (DIA), Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM), and the American Management Association (AMA).

“The addition of Faith to our senior leadership team complements SDC’s reputation as a leading data services provider for biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies,” said Richard Abelson, Ph.D., CEO of SDC. “Faith’s industry knowledge and experience in strategic planning and organizational growth are an invaluable asset to our company and our clients. On behalf of all of us at SDC, we extend a warm welcome to Faith in her new role.” 

About SDC

SDC is committed to providing experienced teams who will take ownership of your needs and are positively engaged in your projects. SDC delivers leading-edge statistical analysis and data management services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as CRO partners. With biostatistics and clinical data management expertise at our core, SDC also provides scalable full service clinical trial solutions via our diverse and complementary strategic partnerships. Speak with us today about how SDC will take ownership of your clinical project needs. For more information, please visit www.sdcclinical.com, call 480-344-5443, or email data@sdcclinical.com.