Optimizing Sponsor-CRO Relationships to Streamline Your Clinical Studies

Tempe, AZ, September 8, 2016 - Teri Hicks, Director, Data Management at SDC, a specialized data services Contract Research Organization (CRO) providing scalable clinical trial solutions via strategic partnerships, will be presenting on a panel at the inaugural ClinPulse San Diego event in La Jolla, CA on Wednesday, September 28th at 6:00pm.

ClinPulse is an expert panel and networking event series focused on the drivers of change in clinical trials, gathering subject matter experts to discuss long-term trends in the clinical research and life sciences industry. This is the 4th session in the ClinPulse series and the first in the San Diego area.  Previous ClinPulse events hosted in the San Francisco Bay Area included speakers from the FDA, Genentech, Quorum Review IRB, Nektar, Parallel 6, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and LifeMap Solutions.

“Our objective with the ClinPulse series is to bring together thought leaders from all corners of the industry and discuss the ideas that will shape tomorrow’s clinical studies,” said Aditya Kotta, Business Development Manager at PRC Clinical. ClinPulse is organized by PRC Clinical, one of SDC’s strategic partners for full-service clinical trial operations support.

The ClinPulse San Diego event will be held at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine on Wednesday, September 28th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm Pacific time. This free (RSVP required) networking event and panel discussion will focus on optimizing Sponsor-CRO relationships; specifically, how can we address the challenges of working together while maximizing clinical trial outcomes?

Panelists for this event include:

  • Mary Syto, Director, Clinical Operations, Receptos
  • Teri Hicks, Director, Clinical Data Management, SDC
  • Sue Dowden, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, PRC Clinical
  • Jennifer Reichuber, Principal, Altani Associates (Moderator)

“It is an honor to participate on the panel at the upcoming ClinPulse San Diego event,” said Teri Hicks, Director, Data Management at SDC and ClinPulse San Diego panelist. “It is a great opportunity to get together and openly discuss Sponsor-CRO relationships, the importance of team communication, and how to work together in a partnership to meet the overall study goals.”

Teri Hicks joined SDC in January 2014 as the Director of Data Management, providing clinical data management services in support of clinical studies. She has over 20 years of experience in clinical and health information. Prior to her position at SDC, she worked in the medical device industry in clinical data management for W.L. Gore and Associates. She also worked as Manager of Clinical Data Management for Watson Pharmaceuticals. In addition, Teri has experience in the commercial side of pharmaceutical information with physician prescribing, payer reimbursement, and sales compensation information. She maintains an array of therapeutic area expertise including medical devices, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, and nephrology.

To RSVP or learn more about the inaugural ClinPulse San Diego event, please visit http://www.prcclinical.com/clinpulse-san-diego.

About PRC Clinical 

PRC Clinical is the CRO of choice for many pharmaceutical, biotech and regenerative medicine developers worldwide, offering a next-level clinical trial management experience. Our innovative approach to executing studies merges our high-touch human element with high-tech tools, extensive experience and deep knowledge – far exceeding the level of service offered by large CROs. PRC Clinical offers full Clinical Trial Management services including Clinical Project Management, Site Monitoring, Quality Assurance, Drug Safety, Payment Services, Biostatistics, Data Management, Regulatory Strategies, and Site Selection. PRC Clinical has significant CRO experience in a wide range of therapeutic areas: Regenerative Medicine / Stem Cells / Gene Therapy, Ophthalmology, CNS, Oncology, Neurology, ALS, Parkinson’s, Pain, GI, Device, Anti-infective, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary. For more information, please visit www.prcclinical.com, call us at 1-877-519-6001, or email info@prcclinical.com.

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.