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    Previous Winners

  • 2018 Winners

    Winners 2018


    Clinical Research Co-ordinator

    In bronze position...
    Lindsay Kepes, PMG Research of Charleston

    In silver position...
    Brittany Kiele, Benchmark Research

    And the winner is...
    Hunter Davis, PMG Research of Wilmington

    Clinical Research Co-ordinator
    Left to right: Brittany Kiele, Lindsay Kepes, Hunter Davis and sponsor Maria Fotiu (PRA Health Sciences)


    New Clinical Research Associate

    In bronze position...
    Mandy Williams of  PRA

    In silver position...
    Christopher Gairns from PRA

    And the winner is...
    Eleanor Houston from PPD

    New Clinical Research Associate
    Left to right: Presenter Ryan Philpott, Mandy Williams, Eleanor Houston, Joan Chambers (Scorr Marketing), Christopher Gairns


    Experienced Clinical Research Associate

    In bronze position...
    Kara McMonagle of 3B Research

    In silver position...
    Michele Barner from PRA

    And the winner is...
    Tatiana Doldonova from PPD

    Experienced Clinical Research Associate
    Left to right: Presenter Ryan Philpott, Michele Barner, Tatiana Doldonova, Susan Romberg (Premier Research)


    Clinical Trial Manager

    In bronze position...
    Wael Abdelrahman from PRA

    In silver position...
    Jenny Greenway of PRA

    And the winner is...
    Dianne Bishop from Lung Biotechnology

    Clinical Trial Manager
    Left to right: Presenter Ryan Philpott, Wael Abdelrahman, Jenny Greenway, Dianne Bishop, Debbie Rosenbaum (Sarrison Clinical Research)


    Project Manager

    In Bronze position is...
    Crystal Olson from RAI Services Company

    In silver position is...
    Stephanie Rogg of Syneos Health

    And the winner is...
    Elie Mason from PRA

    Project Manager
    Left to right: Presenter Ryan Philpott, Stephanie Rogg, Elie Mason, Crystal Olson, Kim Boericke (ICON Clinical Research)


    Company Team of the Year

    In bronze position...
    The SPARTAN team at PRA

    In silver position...
    PRA’s ALCOA+ Advocates

    And the winner is...
    ICON’s Delivering Differently team

    Company Team of the Year
    Left to right: ICON’s Delivering Differently team, Melissa Holbrook (IOVIA)


    Strategic Partnership Team of the Year

    In Bronze position is...
    Evolution 20/20
    (PR Health Sciences and Johnson & Johnson Vision)

    In silver position is...
    Antidote Alliance
    (PRA Health Sciences and Ocean State Clinical Co-ordinating Centre)

    And the winner is...
    Team Adapto
    (Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations and Genospace)

    Strategic Partnership Team of the Year
    Left to right: Team Adapto, Amanda Wright (Greater Gift)


    Site Team of the Year

    In bronze position...
    Cook Children's Hospital’s Neurology Brainstormers

    In silver position is...
    The Research Warriors team of PMG Research of Winston-Salem

    And the winner is...
    Artemis Institute for Clinical Research’s The Amazing Hedgehogs

    Site Team of the Year
    Left to right: Artemis Institute for Clinical Research’s The Amazing Hedgehogs


    Clinical Research Company of the Year

    The winner is...
    PRA Health Sciences

    Clinical Research Company of the Year
    Left to right: Mark Lacy (Benchmark Research), Suzanne Day, Maria Fotiu, David Marks, Dan Grant (PRA Health Sciences)
  • 2017 Winners

    Clinical Research Co-ordinator

    Winner:
    Lydia Frost - LMC | Manna Research

    Silver:
    Amanda Harp - Four Rivers Clinical Research

    Bronze:
    Kimberley Harper - Benchmark Research


    New Clinical Research Associate

    Winner:
    Forrest Raynor - Chiltern International

    Silver:
    Andy Rickleman - PRA Health Sciences

    Bronze:
    Brandon Raspberry - PPD


    Experienced Clinical Research Associate

    Winner:
    Katherine Lusk - PPD

    Silver:
    Angelo Evans - ICON

    Bronze:
    Kataleeya Stecklair - ICON


    Project Manager

    Winner:
    Peter Mascenik - Sarah Cannon Development Innovations

    Silver:
    Madelaine MacKay - PRA Health Sciences

    Bronze:
    Florencia Bernacchia - PRA Health Sciences


    Strategic Partnership Team

    Winner:
    BioMarin Pharmaceutical & PRA Health Sciences

    Anna Hassinger (BioMarin Pharmaceutical), Ramei Sani-Grosso (BioMarin Pharmaceutical), Jeri Williams (BioMarin Pharmaceutical), Mike Bodmann (PRA Health Sciences), Tony Eckhoff (PRA Health Sciences),Danielle Libero (PRA Health Sciences)

    Silver:
    PRA Health Sciences & Sanofi

    Melissa Carbon (PRA Health Sciences), Dan Grant (PRA Health Sciences), Tim Saxton (PRA Health Sciences), Glenn Frisch (Sanofi), Greg Livermore (Sanofi)


    Company Team

    Winner:
    PRA Health Sciences (Jo-Zahn Baxter, Jeff Janotka, Valerie Kerr, LaTheena Thomas, Jennifer Vance)

    Silver:
    PRA Health Sciences (Stephanie Gonzalez, Tricia Hoyle, Adrianne Neighbors, Sara Shoop)

    Bronze:
    Chiltern International (Janet Combs, Blaike Danko, Rebecca Lothery, Melanie Myers, Carly Repass, Tanya Richardson)


    Clinical Research Company of the Year

    PRA Health Sciences

  • 2016 Winners

    Clinical Research Coordinator

    Winner:
    Robert Robbins - Pinnacle Trials, Inc

    Silver:
    Harpreet Isha Monga - Neuro-Pain Medical Center, Inc

    Bronze:
    Kelly A. Ganz - Crown Clinical Research, LLC


    New Clinical Research Associate

    Winner:
    Lisa Ince - Quintiles

    Silver:
    Jessica Norton - Chiltern

    Bronze:
    Emily Talbot Fette - Quintiles


    Experienced Clinical Research Associate

    Winner:
    Raquel Amorim - PRA Health Sciences

    Silver:
    Praveen Barala - PAREXEL International

    Bronze:
    Roxanne Kujanson - INC Research


    Project Manager

    Winner: 
    PRA Health Sciences Julie Locke - inVentiv Health

    Silver:
    Romiya Barry - CeQur Corporation

    Bronze:
    Mike Bodmann - PRA Health Sciences


    Strategic Partnership Team

    Winner:
    PRA Health Sciences & CytRx : Stephanie Gonzalez (PRA Health Sciences), Sinead Pitts (PRA Health Sciences), Miriam Price (PRA Health Sciences), Scott Wieland (CytRx) and Nancy Wu (CytRx)

    Silver:
    PRA Health Sciences & UCB "You Complete Me": Hilary Berlin (UCB), Christina Dinger (PRA Health Sciences), Valerie Kerr (PRA Health Sciences), Elie Mason (PRA Health Sciences), Anne Petko (UCB) and Kathy Rice (UCB)

    Bronze:
    PRA Health Sciences & Clovis Oncology: Melanie Collins (Clovis Oncology), Charlotte Gardea (PRA Health Sciences), Mary Frances Sassaman (PRA Health Sciences) and Sanjay Shetty (Clovis Oncology)


    Clinical Research Team

    Winner:
    Chiltern: Kathy Bradrick, Janet Combs, Julie Daves, Marc Dickens and Todd Everhart

    Silver:
    PRA Health Sciences: Scott Fitzsimmons, Michelle Hanson, Tricia Hoyle, Amy Jones, Promise Lawrence and Deb Rork

    Bronze:
    Chiltern: Blaike Danko, Kristin Kidd, Rebecca Lothery, Chasity Monk and Jennifer ReMine


    Clinical Research Company of the Year

    Winner:
    PRA Health Sciences

  • Finalists

  • 2018 Finalists

    Finalists

    The finalists for the 2018 Clinical Researcher of the Year - The Americas competition are:

    Clinical Research Co-ordinator:


    Jordan Adamson, PRA Health Sciences

    Hunter Davis, PMG Research of Wilmington

    Heather Diederich, Heartland Clinical Research, Inc.

    Erin Hackett, PMG Research

    Mamiko Higa, PMG Research of Charleston

    Erin Hutchens, PMG Research of Piedmont Healthcare

    Lindsay Kepes, PMG Research of Charleston

    Brittany Kiele, Benchmark Research

    Kelly McPherson, PMG Research of Winston-Salem

    Andrew Stebich, PMG Research

    Bradley William Bauer, PRA Health Sciences

    New CRA (less than 4 years' experience):


    Leah Barnum, PRA Health Sciences

    Heather Ferretti, PRA Health Sciences

    Christopher Gairns, PRA Health Sciences

    Amanda Harp, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations

    Eleanor Houston, PPD, Inc

    Amanda Palmer, PRA Health Sciences

    Yolanda Robinson, PRA Health Sciences

    Jillian Saucier, PRA Health Sciences

    Lauren Sutton, PSI CRO

    Mandy Williams, PRA Health Sciences

    Steven Woizeschke, PRA Health Sciences

    Experienced CRA (more than 4 years' experience):


    Michele Barner, PRA Health Sciences

    Lillian Chaulk, PRA Health Sciences

    Saisree Cherukuri, PRA Health Sciences

    Tatiana Doldonova, PPD, Inc

    Denise Farmer, PRA Health Sciences

    Alisha Ivey, PRA Health Sciences

    Branka Kalanovic, PRA Health Sciences

    Lisa Keller, PRA Health Sciences

    Kara McMonagle, 3B Research

    Amaka Onyiuke, ICON Clinical Research

    Jana Pool, PRA Health Sciences

    Gulnar Shivji, PRA Health Sciences

    Clinical Trial Manager:


    Wael Abdelrahman, PRA Health Sciences

    Dianne Bishop, Lung Biotechnology

    Mike Bodmann, PRA Health Sciences

    Anna Goonen, PRA Health Sciences

    Jenny Greenway, PRA Health Sciences

    Samantha Hoft, Premier Research

    Heidi Johnson, PRA Health Sciences

    Rachel Kaul, PPD, Inc

    Susan Refice, PRA Health Sciences

    Jennifer Rowe, PRA Health Sciences

    Sandra Saadeh, Premier Research

    Nauman Tariq, Premier Research

    Project Manager:


    Anthony Angelini, Premier Research

    Caroline Bedard-Nower, PRA Health Sciences

    Diane Fortin, Medtronic

    Brian Frett, PRA Health Sciences

    Alison Harness, PRA Health Sciences

    David Lew, Chiltern

    Elie Mason, PRA Health Sciences

    Crystal Olson, RAI Services Company

    Stephanie Rogg, Syneos Health

    Kristen Sullivan, PRA Health Sciences

    Patrick Widhelm, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations

    Company Team:


    Delivering Differently, ICON plc

    Megan Holm, LeAnn Jackson, Tammy Lonjin, Danielle Quarles, Jennifer Skinner

    ALCOA+ Advocates, PRA Health Sciences

    Donna Brancheau, Crystal Gates, Jill A Hawtrey, Susan Zakarian, Carla Pettigrove

    HSB-PCM, PRA Health Sciences

    Angela Belton, Ondine Callan, Elizabeth Hisaw, Mary Frances Sassaman, Cherith Marlowe, Tammy Pennington

    The Placebo Effect, PRA Health Sciences

    Jay Bedel, Melissa Carbon, Ariel Casali, Chris Lorck, Angela Manley, Anh-Vu Nguyen

    SPARTAN, PRA Health Sciences

    Lisa Forsman, Chris Branecky, Christine Bruchac, Rebecca Snow, Jamie Wardynski, Esther Zebley

    WWP - Wonder Women of Pharma, PRA Health Sciences

    Mikki Aragaw, Usha Dewasthali, Adrienne Hammock, Martha Kirina, Cherri Martin

    Advancing Research, Premier Research

    Jennifer Anderson Cherilyn Boller, Sandy Brassard, Julie Dzierzynski, Shana Hart, Matthew Healy

    Be Audit You Can Be, Premier Research

    David Brockwell, Denise Butler, AJ Messina, Hadley Stinson

    Team leaders in bold

    Site Team:


    The Amazing Hedgehogs, Artemis Institute for Clinical Research

    Natalie Halstead, Maria Nunez, Beth Panella, Natt Putra, Jio Santos

    Neurology Brainstormers, Cook Children's Hospital

    Dianna Grado, Melissa Gomez, Elizabeth Payne, Scott Perry MD

    Team Future, PMG-Research

    Alissa Hanna, Stephanie Harris, Brittany Hayes, Charlie Jordan, Leigh Smith

    Research Warriors, PMG Research of Winston-Salem

    Jennifer Frank, Sydney Navy, Holly Smith, Jessica K Speece, Jonathan P. Wilson D.O

    Team leaders in bold

    Strategic Partnership Team:


    Cool Master Minds, DOCS Global

    Praveen Barala, DOCS Global
    Jocelyn Dorotheo, Janssen
    Kristy Kemmerer, Janssen
    Jason Lanier, Janssen
    Devanand Joseph, Janssen

    Antidote Alliance, PRA Health Sciences

    Kristie Bass, PRA Health Sciences
    Melanie Buitendyk, PRA Health Sciences
    Nadine Bouchard, PRA Health Sciences
    Sherri Collins, PRA Health Sciences
    Debbie Gyles Brinkofski, PRA Health Sciences
    Jackie Robinson, Ocean State Clinical Coordinating Center

    Evolution 20/20, PRA Health Sciences

    Miguel Amador, Johnson & Johnson Vision
    Brandon Cheal, Johnson & Johnson Vision
    Dan Grant, PRA Health Sciences
    Vandeeta Khanolkar, Johnson & Johnson Vision
    David Marks, PRA Health Sciences
    Kathy Miller, PRA Health Sciences

    Team Adapto, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations

    Helen Li, Genospace
    Cassie Lane, Sarah Cannon Research Institute
    Peter Mascenik, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations
    John McClure, Sarah Cannon Research Institute
    Jessica Thurmond, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations

    Team leaders in bold

  • 2017 Finalists

    Clinical Research Coordinator

    Amanda Harp, Four Rivers Clinical Research | Arielle Blankenbuhler, Aventiv Research, Inc | Brittany Kiele, Benchmark Research | Colette Hilliard, Advendt, Inc |  Cortney Ledbetter, PMG Research | Heather Diederich, Heartland Clinical Research Inc | Kimberly Harper, Benchmark Research | Lydia Frost, LMC  Manna Research | Meghan Purdy, PMG Research | Stacey Phelps, PulmonIx LLC | Stephanie Harris, PMG Research

    New CRA

    Andy Rickelman, PRA Health Sciences | Brandon Rasberry, PPD | Crystal Olson, Reynolds American | Derek Ansel, Shire Pharmaceuticals | Farley Johnson, PRA Health Sciences | Forrest Raynor, Chiltern International | Jamie McGowan, PRA Health Sciences | Jullia Lee, PPD | Karimah White-Murphy, PRA Health Sciences | Saisree Cherukuri, PRA Health Sciences

    Experienced CRA

    Alisha Ivey, PRA Health Sciences | Angelo Evans, ICON | Catherine Wirkus, PRA Health Sciences Crystal Gates, PRA Health Sciences | Joachim Tarabocchia, PRA Health Sciences | Karen Smart, PRA Health Sciences Kataleeya Stecklair, ICON Katherine Lusk, PPD Rebecca Glaser, PRA Health Sciences Praveen Barala, DOCS Global Sonal Patel, PRA Health Sciences

    Project Manager

    Brian Frett, PRA Health Sciences | Darlene Saks, PRA Health Sciences  David Lew, Chiltern International | Florencia Bernacchia, PRA Health Sciences | Jamie Wardynski, PRA Health Sciences | Jeremy Perkins, InVentiv Health Madelaine MacKay, PRA Health Sciences Mary McKenzie, InVentiv Health Michelle Kimble, PRA Health |   Sciences Peter Mascenik, Sarah Cannon Development Innovation Stephanie Rogg, PRA Health Sciences

  • 2016 Finalists

    Clinical Research Coordinator:

    ArielleBlankenbuhler, Aventiv Research | StephanieHarris, PMG Research | ColetteHilliard, Adendt, Inc | BrittanyKiele, Benchmark Research | StaceyPhelpsPulmonIx LLC | MeghanPurdyPMG Research

    New CRA:

    SaisreeCherukuri, PRA Health Sciences | FarleyJohnson, PRA Health Sciences |  JulliaLee, PPD | JamieMcGowan, PRA Health Sciences | CrystalOlson, Reynolds American | KarimahWhite-Murphy, PRA Health Sciences

    Experienced CRA:

    PraveenBarala, DOCS Global | CrystalGates, PRA Health Sciences | RebeccaGlaser, PRA Health Sciences | AlishaIvey, PRA Health Sciences | KarenSmart, PRA Health Sciences | JoachimTarabocchia, PRA Health Sciences | CatherineWirkus, PRA Health Sciences

    Project Manager:

    BrianFrett, PRA Health Sciences | MichelleKimble, PRA Health Sciences | DavidLewChiltern, International | MaryMcKenzie, InVentiv Health | JeremyPerkins, InVentiv Health | StephanieRogg, PRA Health Sciences | DarleneSaks, PRA Health Sciences | JamieWardynski, PRA Health Sciences

    Company Team:

    KathleenD'Onofrio, PRA Health Sciences | SarahFarwick, Uptown Research Institute | JessicaNorton, Chiltern International | KayPrice, Chiltern International | DanielleQuarles, ICON

Sponsors

Key dates

MCQ and Essay Deadline
International Clinical Researcher of the Year