SDC sponsors charity event for rare disease, formalizes new strategic partnership, and presents webinar on clinical trial rescues.
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SDC Sponsors Charity Event Benefitting Cure SMA

Cure SMA is a non-profit organization which funds research and awareness initiatives to cure Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic cause of death for infants. SDC is proud to support this organization by sponsoring the 3rd annual Byrds Fore A Cure Charity Golf Classic on May 7th at the Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club in Cave Creek, AZ. Proceeds from the event benefit the Arizona Chapter of Cure SMA.


To read more about the charitable organizations SDC supports, please click here.


Managing the Successful Execution of the Clinical Trial Rescue Process Related to Data Services

On January 26, 2016, SDC presented a webinar about the clinical trial rescue process. The webinar focused on the unique challenges and key considerations when rescuing data services for an ongoing clinical program. The recorded webinar is now available for download here.

Highlights of the webinar include:

  • Best practices for a clinical trial rescue related to data services
  • Case study example of a successful multi-study rescue program by SDC
  • The importance of a flexible eClinical system in accommodating ambitious timelines
View Recorded Webinar

To download additional case studies and webinars by SDC, please click here


Emergent Clinical Consulting Partners with SDC

SDC and Emergent Clinical Consulting signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement to expand their joint service offering in the medical device industry.

“The Emergent Clinical team has tremendous expertise and a proven reputation within the medical device space,” said Jim Townsend, Vice President, Business Development at SDC. “With this partnership, SDC is able to expand our network of specialized expertise in support of our existing and future client relationships. Clients can expect a consistent high level of service from both SDC and Emergent, with the added benefit of seamless communication and simplified contracting for each project.”

To read the full press release, please click here.  


Employee Spotlight 

Beverly Mersing
Team Lead, Data Management

Beverly Mersing has been a valued member of the SDC team since April 2010. She has 20 years of clinical data management experience and currently serves as Team Lead, Data Management.

Beverly's experience spans across a wide range of therapeutic areas including, but not limited to: ophthalmology, nephrology, oncology, analgesia, pain, cardiovascular, and medical devices. Within clinical data management, she specializes in identifying query trends, EDC system training, and providing guidance to clinical study personnel.

Prior to joining SDC, Beverly served as Associate Director, Clinical Data Management at Kendle International (now INC Research) in Thousand Oaks, CA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University at Long Beach in Long Beach, CA and is an active member of the Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM), Drug Information Association (DIA), and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Beverly is a loving mother of three and a grandmother to one granddaughter.

To learn more about our team, please click here. For a list of open positions at SDC, please click here.


Upcoming Events

We look forward to seeing you at one of the following upcoming events. For a full list of conferences SDC is attending through the end of the year, please click here

ARVO Annual Meeting
Booth #2131
May 1-5, Seattle, WA
Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Europe
Booth #6
May 17-18, Paris, France
ASCO Annual Meeting
June 3-7, Chicago, IL
BIO International Convention
June 6-9, San Francisco, CA
DIA Annual Meeting
Booth #839
June 26-30, Philadelphia, PA