Speakers

The nation’s leading clinical research professionals are presenting at Onsemble

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Chad Adams

Chad Adams

UACC Assistant Director, Cancer Clinical Research, University of Arizona Cancer Center

Chad Adams

UACC Assistant Director, Cancer Clinical Research
University of Arizona Cancer Center

Chad Adams works as the Assistant Director for Cancer Clinical Research at the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC), an NCI comprehensive cancer center. His responsibilities include overseeing the administrative, operational and financial management of clinical research. Mr. Adams has 20+ years working in operational management of which 17 years have been in the Healthcare Industry. Mr. Adams is the administrative chair of the UACC Clinical Research Oversight Council, Scientific Review Committee, DSMB, and is a member of the UA Research Operations Advisory Board. Prior to joining UACC, Mr. Adams has worked in leadership roles with several other research organizations.

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Chad Adams
Bishoy Anastasi

Bishoy Anastasi

Director of Clinical Research Finance, UCLA Dean’s Office

Bishoy Anastasi

Director of Clinical Research Finance
UCLA Dean’s Office

The training is led by Bishoy Anastasi, Director of Clinical Research Finance at UCLA’s Dean’s Office of Clinical Research. Bishoy is highly regarded as a national clinical research subject matter expert, particularly in coverage analysis, research pricing, and clinical research billing & financials. In addition to co-authoring UCLA’s coverage analysis and research pricing policies and processes, Bishoy brings over 18 years of clinical research management, contracting, coverage analysis and trial coordination experience.

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Bishoy Anastasi
Rhoda Arzoomanian

Rhoda Arzoomanian

Associate Director of YCCI and Yale Cancer Center, Yale

Rhoda Arzoomanian

Associate Director of YCCI and Yale Cancer Center
Yale

Rhoda Z. Arzoomanian, MSM, BSN, RN, joined Yale in 2014 as Associate Director of YCCI and Yale Cancer Center. A nationally recognized expert in cancer clinical research, clinical trials databases, and the management of an NCI-designated cancer center with 30 years of clinical research experience, her current role at Yale encompasses clinical research across the medical campus. She oversees clinical research operational and regulatory units, developing results-oriented strategies for these areas, as well as testing and verifying technology solutions, compliance and good clinical practices. Her background is an asset to investigators across the spectrum of translational and clinical research.

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Rhoda Arzoomanian
Dr. Howard Bailey

Dr. Howard Bailey

Director and Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Dr. Howard Bailey

Director and Professor of Medicine
University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Howard H Bailey, MD is the Andy and Susan North Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Director of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC). The UWCCC was one of the original National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is currently one of approximately 40 comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. Dr. Bailey, a medical oncologist who has specialized in the development of new anti-cancer agents for prevention or therapy, currently lead a group of NCI-designated cancer centers in the development of novel cancer prevention agents. He recently was the Chair of the Cancer Prevention Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology which is the largest professional society in the world focused on cancer care and research. In that role he authored an international position paper on the need for increased HPV vaccination rates in the U.S. and around the globe.

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Dr. Howard Bailey
Franco Basarabescu

Franco Basarabescu

OnCore Support Team Lead, Washington University in St. Louis

Franco Basarabescu

OnCore Support Team Lead
Washington University in St. Louis

Franco Basarabescu is an OnCore Support Supervisor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Franco works with end users throughout the University by training new employees, collaborating with Forte to streamline institutional standards, and providing application support. Before his current position, Franco worked as an end user himself as a Clinical Trial Coordinator for two years. The knowledge he gained from his previous position has been beneficial to his support role in helping others. Though originally from Texas, Franco received a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Louis University in Chemistry and started his career at Washington University shortly thereafter.

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Franco Basarabescu
Sue Blackburn

Sue Blackburn

Project/Portfolio Manager, University of Mchigan

Sue Blackburn

Project/Portfolio Manager
University of Mchigan

Sue Blackburn RN,BSN, MBA is a Project/Portfolio Manager for the University of Michigan, Clinical Trials Support Unit-Heart, Vessel, Blood. Her interest in research began while she was a Director of Nursing and Special Projects at Anderson Area Medical Center in Anderson, SC. In this role she implemented and managed some of the first clinical trials within the Medical Center. In 2003 she joined the University of Michigan, Section of Vascular Surgery as a Research Coordinator/Project Manager where she worked on a variety of sponsored and investigator initiated drug and device trials. With over 25 years of research and management experience she is well versed in all aspects of clinical research. Sue holds a BSN from the University of Connecticut and a MBA with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Sue Blackburn
Cyndi Bower

Cyndi Bower

Director Clinical Trials Operations, University of Michigan

Cyndi Bower

Director Clinical Trials Operations
University of Michigan

After completing her MS at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N. Y. Cyndi began her career with the University of Michigan in 1982. She has held positions in the School of Nursing, Ambulatory Nursing Administration, and as an Advanced Practice Nurse with the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant team. She has spent the last 18 years in clinical research administration with MICHR (the University of Michigan’s CTSA funded Institute) and most recently with the Medical School Office of Research Clinical Trials Support Office as the Director of Clinical Trial Operations. In addition, she has also worked with the Senior Associate Dean for Research in the School of Dentistry as an administrative consultant for their Clinical Research Program. As the business and administrative lead for the research mission, Ms. Bower is responsible for the infrastructure, implementation, and operational and fiscal management of the CTSUs. She assists with devising and deploying the associated strategic research initiatives; managing projects; and advising on policy, procedural, and operational issues for the clinical trial enterprise. She has directed her own research in the areas of participant experience in research and the variables affecting retention, satisfaction and regret. She has published on a business model using mobile research support teams to enhance investigators being able to include vulnerable populations in research. Ms. Bower is an active member of committees at both the local and national level.

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Cyndi Bower
Stephanie Brogan

Stephanie Brogan

Assistant Director of Quality Assurance and Training, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Stephanie Brogan

Assistant Director of Quality Assurance and Training
Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Stephanie Brogan, CCRP is an Assistant Director of Quality Assurance and Training for the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. Stephanie has nine years of clinical research experience in an academic research setting. She is responsible for oversight and management of teams which provide and administratively support scientific review, data and safety monitoring, multi-center monitoring, and educational instruction to improve the quality of clinical research conducted at Yale.

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Stephanie Brogan
Tess Cummings

Tess Cummings

Administrator of Clinical Research Operations, University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tess Cummings

Administrator of Clinical Research Operations
University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

Theresa (Tess) Cummings is the Administrator of Clinical Research Operations at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, with responsibility for day to day oversight of operational aspects of all (200+) oncology clinical trials. Prior to joining UMGCCC in 2015, she worked for over a decade as Director of Clinical Research Operations at several companies, with a focus on oversight of Phase 1 Healthy Normal Volunteer clinical research units. Ms. Cummings holds a bachelors degree in Nursing from Georgetown University and an MS in Nursing Education from University of Maryland School of Nursing.

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Tess Cummings
Julie DeJager Glavic

Julie DeJager Glavic

Manager, Research Administrative Operations, Case Western Reserve University

Julie DeJager Glavic

Manager, Research Administrative Operations
Case Western Reserve University

Julie DeJager Glavic is the Research Administration Operations Manager for the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Prior to moving to Cleveland, Julie worked in research administration at Northwestern University and Seattle Pacific University. With an academic background in religious history and sacred texts, Julie is enthusiastic about translating complicated grant requirements ordained by higher powers into straightforward checklists and visualizations for PIs and administrators. She enjoys meeting with the growing group of other EVAL users at Onsemble. Other interests include eliminating data redundancies, incrementally improving reports from central university data systems, and handbuilding ceramic stoneware.

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Julie DeJager Glavic
Abby Ehringer

Abby Ehringer

Training Manager, Forte

Abby Ehringer

Training Manager
Forte

Abby Ehringer is the Training Manager at Forte. An enthusiastic and innovative software trainer with more than 10 years of experience, Abby works hard to make technical content engaging and relevant for adult learners. She has expertise in the areas of instructional design, software training environment build, eLearning development, blended learning, engaging learners during web-based training, and developing role-based and workflow-based training strategies for enterprise software products.

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Abby Ehringer
Becca Ennis

Becca Ennis

Support Engineer, Forte

Becca Ennis

Support Engineer
Forte

Becca Ennis is a support engineer at Forte Research. Working closely with the Product Support team and other Forte engineers, she helps discover and create solutions for customers of Forte products.

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Becca Ennis
Allie Frear

Allie Frear

Clinical Research Coordinator, Duke University

Allie Frear

Clinical Research Coordinator
Duke University

Allie began her career in clinical research in 2012 at Copernicus Group IRB in Durham, North Carolina after graduating from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health. She developed a passion for the safety and well-being of clinical research participants during her time at CGIRB. For the past 5 years, Allie has worked at Duke University as a Clinical Research Coordinator and through her contributions to numerous research studies has had the privilege to facilitate improvement of quality of life for individuals with pulmonary disease. Allie currently serves as Senior Clinical Research Coordinator on the Lung Transplant Research team in the Pulmonary Division at Duke, where she leads the day-to-day operations of multiple federal, foundation, and industry-sponsored clinical and translational research studies, including training and oversight of the team’s clinical research staff. Allie receives the most joy and satisfaction in her role when she has the opportunity to share her passion for clinical research through training, teaching, and mentoring others in guidelines, best practices, and regulations for the conduct of clinical research.

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Allie Frear
David Goodrich

David Goodrich

Assistant Director, Indiana University

David Goodrich

Assistant Director
Indiana University

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David Goodrich
Anna Grant

Anna Grant

OnCore Coordinator / Administrator, UNMC / Nebraska Medicine

Anna Grant

OnCore Coordinator / Administrator
UNMC / Nebraska Medicine

Anna Grant joined the OnCore team at Nebraska Medicine/University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as the Applications Sr Analyst in 2017. With a background of over 13 years in critical care Respiratory Therapy, Anna began her career in research as the Administrator for the PRMS office at UNMC where she was responsible for development and maintenance of the homegrown reporting database. After transitioning to her new role, Anna assisted in development, training and implementation of OnCore in Oncology, and continues to assist in the coordination, assessment and implementation of OnCore enterprise wide at Nebraska Medicine and UNMC.

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Anna Grant
Beau Grignon

Beau Grignon

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Infrastructure, Forte

Beau Grignon

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Infrastructure
Forte

Beau oversees software engineering activities across the entire Forte product family. He balances a steady stream of strategic priorities, product enhancement opportunities and technical support responsibilities, and also leads engineering team activities for the production and support of Forte’s industry-leading products. Beau has over 15 years of experience in software engineering and integration solutions.

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Beau Grignon
Curt Hampton

Curt Hampton

Sr. Business Systems Manager, Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Clinical Trials Office at the University of Utah

Curt Hampton

Sr. Business Systems Manager
Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Clinical Trials Office at the University of Utah

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Curt Hampton
Beth Harper

Beth Harper

Workforce Innovation Officer, Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Beth Harper

Workforce Innovation Officer
Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Beth is the President of Clinical Performance Partners, Inc. a consulting firm specializing in enrollment and site performance optimization. Beth serves as the Workforce Innovation Officer for the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). She has passionately pursued solutions for optimizing clinical trials and educating clinical research professionals for over three decades. Beth is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the George Washington University who has published and presented extensively in the areas of protocol optimization, study feasibility, site selection, patient recruitment and sponsor-site relationship management and clinical research professional competency. Beth received her B. S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas. (She can be reached at 817-946-4728 bharper@clinicalperformancepartners.com or beth.harper@acrpnet.org)

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Beth Harper
Natalie Hellmer

Natalie Hellmer

Senior Project Manager, Forte

Natalie Hellmer

Senior Project Manager
Forte

Natalie has twenty years project management experience as well as instructional design and teaching experience; the majority of this experience is from working in the health care and research space. Her specialties and passions are understanding and managing software integration areas, facilitating process mapping and validation, developing effective presentations and course curriculum, and directing organizational goals setting, planning and execution.

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Natalie Hellmer
Jason Jaszewski

Jason Jaszewski

Principal Administrator, Managed Infrastructure, Forte

Jason Jaszewski

Principal Administrator, Managed Infrastructure
Forte

Jason focuses on the technical details and operations of Forte Managed Infrastructure. Through collaboration with Forte technical teams, he helps design and implement robust infrastructure designed for managing Forte product environments for customers. Jason has over 17 years of technical experience through various roles spanning network operations, systems administration and information technology management.

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Jason Jaszewski
Ian Jones

Ian Jones

Support Engineer, Forte

Ian Jones

Support Engineer
Forte

Ian Jones is a Support Engineer at Forte. He primarily works with Engineers, Product Support, and Forte customers to understand and solve reporting challenges using Forte products.

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Ian Jones
Sam Karahukayo

Sam Karahukayo

IT Applications Analyst, University of Maryland Baltimore (UMGCCC)

Sam Karahukayo

IT Applications Analyst
University of Maryland Baltimore (UMGCCC)

Sam is an IT Applications Analyst at University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. His main responsibilities are providing OnCore support administration, Training OnCore Users, report writing for CRO administration, calendar/eCRF build and overseeing any third party integrations with OnCore. Prior to joining UMB, Sam worked for Huawei Technologies as a Senior Functional Consultant where he oversaw customer requirement gathering, implementation and maintenance of Enterprise Convergent Billing Solution Software in some of the leading Telecom companies in Middle East and Africa. Sam has over 10 years of experience in implementing and supporting systems in large Organisations.

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Sam Karahukayo
Courtney Kennedy

Courtney Kennedy

Clinical Trial Application Manager, UNMC / Nebraska Medicine

Courtney Kennedy

Clinical Trial Application Manager
UNMC / Nebraska Medicine

Courtney Kennedy joined UNMC/Nebraska Medicine 10 years ago and is currently the Clinical Trial Application Manager. She evaluates and develops workflows associated with clinical research including; research recruitment, CMS required documentation, billing workflows, and Medicare Coverage analysis. Her previous role was as a Research Informatics lead on the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine, Epic team for 5 years. She has facilitated the integration of Epic and OnCore with research operational workflows in order to improve the safety of research patients, the ease with which data is documented and retrieved, and the efficiency of recruitment. Her priority is focusing on enhancing technology to improve clinical research workflows and improve patient access to trials.

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Courtney Kennedy
Stephanie Lee

Stephanie Lee

Solutions Consultant, Forte

Stephanie Lee

Solutions Consultant
Forte

Stephanie Lee is a Solutions Consultant at Forte and previously served as a Product Support Specialist and subject matter expert for Forte Insights. Stephanie has over 10 years of combined experience in community leadership, outreach and engagement, education and health policy, public and private sector management, and program development and implementation. She is passionate about improving operational efficiencies and showing others how to leverage software as a tool for collaboration and decision-making.

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Stephanie Lee
Joe Martinelli

Joe Martinelli

Director, QA, Forte

Joe Martinelli

Director, QA
Forte

As the Director of Quality Assurance, Joe oversees the manual and automated testing efforts for all of Forte’s products. He is passionate about improving software quality and testing efficiency. He and his talented team work to make sure quality is at the core of Forte’s software development lifecycle.

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Joe Martinelli
Jill McKinley

Jill McKinley

Manager, Product Support, Forte

Jill McKinley

Manager, Product Support
Forte

Jill has worked in software and IT support for 26 years since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a psychology degree. As a Product Support Manager at Forte, she enjoys making technology more easy and relatable for real people and their priorities. Jill helps customers implement OnCore and conducts optimization site visits. When she’s not working, Jill loves to hike, bike and read.

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Jill McKinley
Allie Moses

Allie Moses

OnCore Coordinator, MedStar Health Research Institute and Georgetown University

Allie Moses

OnCore Coordinator
MedStar Health Research Institute and Georgetown University

Allie Moses is the OnCore Coordinator for MedStar Health Research Institute and Georgetown University. Allie began working in research as an OnCore Support Specialist at Forte. After leaving Forte to move to Washington DC, she returned to the world of OnCore to work on the MHRI/ Georgetown implementation. At MHRI and Georgetown, Allie coordinates the OnCore enterprise rollout and leads the support and training for all users across both organizations.

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Allie Moses
John Musser

John Musser

Director, Clinical Trial Business Office, Moffitt Cancer Center

John Musser

Director, Clinical Trial Business Office
Moffitt Cancer Center

John Musser is the Director of the Clinical Trials Business Office (CTBO) where he oversees budgeting and contracting for clinical trials. He moved to Tampa after completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama. He then obtained his MS in Molecular Medicine from the University of South Florida. After graduation, he started working in the CTBO and has worked within the department for over eight years; the last three in his current role. In his free time, he enjoys being outside with his family, running, golfing and watching Alabama football.

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John Musser
Leslie Pettiford

Leslie Pettiford

Assistant Director, University of Florida

Leslie Pettiford

Assistant Director
University of Florida

Leslie Pettiford, RN, MS, CCRC, Assistant Director, UF Health Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office. She earned her BSN from UF and worked as a staff nurse in Bone Marrow Transplant for 10 years. Leslie made the move into clinical research in 2007 and worked as a research nurse coordinator managing novel first in human trials. Leslie assumed the role of the Hematologic Malignancies Manager in the CTO in 2015 and then became the Assistant Director of Clinical Operations and Education in 2017. In her current role, she is responsible for general oversight of the clinical divisions within the CTO, managing the hiring process, daily assignments and the workload distribution of the clinical research teams. She earned her Master’s in Research Regulation and Ethics from UF in 2014 and has been a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator through ACRP since 2012.

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Leslie Pettiford
Michael Rauwerdink

Michael Rauwerdink

Director, Software Engineering, Forte

Michael Rauwerdink

Director, Software Engineering
Forte

Michael directs the software engineering for the OnCore Enterprise Research System. With his passion for providing real, tangible value to the clinical research community, Michael guides the OnCore team’s development of innovative solutions. Michael has over 15 years of experience in software engineering including a strong background in enterprise integration.

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Michael Rauwerdink
Shannon Roznoski

Shannon Roznoski

Director, Product Management, Forte

Shannon Roznoski

Director, Product Management
Forte

As Director of Product Management, Shannon guides the strategic planning and management of OnCore and Forte EDC. In her role, she acts as a strong advocate for 21 CFR Part 11 awareness and the adoption of industry standards to ensure Forte solutions meet the needs of its customer community. Shannon has 14 years of clinical data management and IT experience, and is a CCDM through SCDM.

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Shannon Roznoski
Brian Sevier

Brian Sevier

Associate Director, Clinical Trials Office, University of Florida

Brian Sevier

Associate Director, Clinical Trials Office
University of Florida

Brian Sevier, PhD, Director, UF Office of Clinical Research. He has served as a research administrator at UF for over 15 years, including university-wide and college level leadership in contracts & grants administration. Most recently he lead the UF Health Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office. He has held leadership and committee membership at the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) as an active member since 2005. He has managed complex grants and research agreements at the department, center, college, and university level. As the Director, he oversees the operations of the OCR, including institutional clinical research billing compliance, clinical research agreement negotiation and execution, and pre and post award financial management. OCR is also leading the enterprise-wide adoption of OnCore. He has also earned his bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees, during his 20+ years at the University of Florida.

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Brian Sevier
Jeremy Shapiro

Jeremy Shapiro

Product Manager, Forte

Jeremy Shapiro

Product Manager
Forte

Jeremy Shapiro is the Forte Research Evaluation System (EVAL) Product Manager, responsible for the strategic product planning and management. EVAL has allowed him to continue pursuing his passion: bringing interconnected software solutions to new niches, and the tremendous, transformative impact they can have there. Prior to joining Forte, Jeremy worked in a similar conceptual space but a different niche, designing tax filing portal software for eGov Systems in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Jeremy Shapiro
Denise Snyder

Denise Snyder

Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Duke University School of Medicine

Denise Snyder

Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Duke University School of Medicine

After completing her graduate degree in Nutrition at Penn State, Denise relocated to North Carolina in 1997. After spending time in public health and clinical nutrition, Denise resumed research work at Duke as a project manager in 2000 where she managed several NIH funded trials involving an array of diet and exercise interventions with breast, prostate and colorectal cancer survivors. She has co-authored more than 50 publications and presented at national conferences. In 2008, Denise created the Research Management Team (RMT) to support the School of Nursing’s research faculty. In 2009, RMT received support from Duke’s CTSA to leverage the group’s services for the School of Medicine and became the home for the REDCap EDC implementation. For the past 5 years, Denise has been the Associate Dean for Clinical Research for Duke University School of Medicine. In this role, she leads the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) a support office of expertise in coverage analysis, study logistics, data management, regulatory oversight, workforce innovation and guidance for clinical research operations for Duke as a site.

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Denise Snyder
Tim Spinler

Tim Spinler

eLearning Developer, Forte

Tim Spinler

eLearning Developer
Forte

Tim Spinler is an eLearning developer and LMS administrator at Forte. He has worked within adult education and training for almost 20 years, including work within the telecommunications, health care, and insurance industries. He has focused on eLearning development for the last 10 years, including earning a Masters in eLearning Education from the University of Illinois. Tim strives to create online learning that is effective, efficient and fun. When he’s not creating new training, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids and playing punk music in Madison, WI with his band, Cats on Leashes.

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Tim Spinler
Christian Stephens

Christian Stephens

Project Manager - Office of Research Informatics, Duke University School of Medicine

Christian Stephens

Project Manager - Office of Research Informatics
Duke University School of Medicine

Christian transplanted from Stony Brook, NY to North Carolina to attend the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Christian began his project management career at a digital publishing startup in the early 2000’s, where he was responsible for managing the creation and implementation of a full dental curriculum on a custom DVD for SUNY-Buffalo, UMDNJ, NYU, BU, UNLV, and UTHSC-San Antonio. In 2006, Christian started work as an EDI PM for LabCorp responsible for creating electronic lab interfaces between LabCorp and their most complex EMR vendors (Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, Siemens, McKesson, Meditech) and consulting for new vendors who were creating EMR’s. In 2011, Christian transitioned to Rex Hospital/UNC to begin Health Care project management in the patient care/HIM areas, working on installing medical devices into patient care areas, and deploying patient registration and finance tools. He began his enterprise wide project management with the ICD-10 conversion effort where he was the lead PM on a task force working with all UNC Hospitals, with full responsibility for all work-streams at Johnston Health in Smithfield NC. In 2014, Christian joined Duke Health Technology Solutions where he was the primary project manager for a Paperless Solution program initiated to assist Duke University Health System meet HIMSS Stage 7 paperless requirements for both Inpatient and Outpatient facilities. After successfully leading the team in the design and deployment of the paperless program, which helped Duke receive both HIMSS Stage 7 certifications, Christian transferred to the School of Medicine to lead the OnCore enterprise wide deployment. On May 2018, Duke completed the enterprise wide deployment of OnCore which included EMR and IRB interfaces, 600+ calendars built; 1200 users trained, data migration of 15,635 protocols, 191,417 IRB review outcomes (i.e. initial, Continuing Reviews, etc.), 176,527 subjects, and 263,520 enrollments.

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Christian Stephens
Joe Stokes

Joe Stokes

Associate Director, University of Florida

Joe Stokes

Associate Director
University of Florida

Joe Stokes is an Associate Director for the Office of Clinical Research at the University of Florida. His professional roles have included stem cell transplant nurse, clinical research coordinator, and research team manager. Joe has led the OnCore operations at the University of Florida since 2009 – first for the cancer center and now for UF’s larger research enterprise.

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Joe Stokes
Jon Tack

Jon Tack

Director of Product Management, Forte

Jon Tack

Director of Product Management
Forte

As Director of Product Management, Jon leads product strategy and release planning activities in the Platform and Integrations space. Jon’s team builds reusable components that deliver a consistent experience for end users, reduce the administrative burden on research teams, and promote speed to market for Forte products. Jon has over 10 years of experience defining technical solutions that deliver business value.

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Jon Tack
Wendy Tate

Wendy Tate

Director, Analytics, Forte

Wendy Tate

Director, Analytics
Forte

Wendy Tate, PhD, MS, is the Director of Data Analytics at Forte. Wendy’s work is focused on the analytical evaluation of clinical research administration, including the development and testing of quantitative methods to measure and assess protocol feasibility and workload. Her passion is to provide helpful and meaningful tools to clinical research professionals that streamline clinical research practices and better the clinical research enterprise as a whole. Prior to Forte, Wendy spent 15 years at the University of Arizona in various roles within human laboratory, human subjects protection, and clinical research roles, including leadership roles with the IRB and Cancer Center clinical trials office. She received her MS in Applied Biosciences from the University of Arizona in 2005 and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in Pharmaceutical Economics, Policy, and Outcomes and a minor in Epidemiology from the University of Arizona in 2016.

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Wendy Tate