Utilizing her background as a biomedical engineer, Rachel brings a unique perspective and valuable tool set to clinical research. Her critical thinking skills allow her to apply the regulations across various roles including as a monitor, auditor, trainer, and manager for DSMBs, CECs, and medical monitors. These skills and experiences have influenced her advancement to her current position as Director of Clinical Support Services at IMARC.
In October 2015, Rachel helped IMARC launch its Safety Management services, and she oversees the administration of independent safety oversight for studies. Rachel was also part of the core team that launched IMARC University, a series of affordable online training and continuing education courses designed to prepare clinical research professionals for compliance. Rachel also assisted IMARC in achieving ISO 9001 certification with the implementation of a robust quality management system.
She has been a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals since 2011 and became a Certified Clinical Research Associate in 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Science in Health Sciences, Clinical Research Administration from The George Washington University.