Laura’s career includes over 25 years of clinical research experience, including execution of Phase I-IV in the following capacities: Study Coordinator responsible for managing cooperative group sponsored trials (i.e. NIH, NSABP, ECOG), Clinical Research Associate (CRA) for a Contract Research Organization (CRO) as well as for various sponsor companies (on both drug and device trials), Lead CRA, Clinical Operations Trainer, in-house Line Manager, field based Regional Manager, Managing Director, Associate Director and Director of Clinical Operations. Laura has worked for large, global pharma companies as well as small start-up biotech/biopharma. Additionally, she shared her experience and expertise as an instructor on a contract basis for Barnett International and functioned at the Secretary for the first Chicagoland Chapter of ACRP. Laura has a BS in Health Science from Truman State University.