The PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year - The Americas awards ceremony & gala dinner will take place in Washington DC on Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, presented by UK actor Ryan Philpott, who has a host of TV credits to his name, including the nation's all time favourite, Eastenders.

During the day, 55 individual finalists and 16 teams will compete in real-life professional challenges, designed and judged by senior clinical leaders. They will compete across 8 categories: Clinical Research Co-ordinator; New Clinical Research Associate; Experienced Clinical Research Associate; Clinical Trial manager; Project Manager; Company Team; Strategic Team and Site Team.

PharmaTimes business manager and competition lead Anna Yeardley says: "It's an amazing achievement to have reached the finals of this prestigious competition, especially as the number of entrants was so high, so we wish them all the very best of luck on Sunday."

There are now only a limited number of places available for the Awards Ceremony - to book visit