VERNON HILLS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Symphony Clinical Research℠, the leading provider of in-home and alternate-site clinical services, announced today that Kate Zarish has joined the company as its Vice President, Global Clinical Operations.
Ms. Zarish is responsible for establishing and implementing the operational objectives and clinical processes employed by the global clinical team to deliver exceptional customer service with an unparalleled commitment to quality. She provides leadership to develop, grow and optimize the capabilities of Study Development, Study Management, Study Support and Document Management functions.
Ms. Zarish comes from Abbott Global Pharmaceutical Research & Development where she led an international team of study managers in the execution of clinical trial operations in multiple therapeutic areas. Kate was instrumental in the harmonization of global processes, tools and training programs for clinical study operations management, as well as standardizing study training for the monitoring staff. She maintains her certification as a Clinical Research Associate from ACRP.
“I am proud to be part of an organization that thinks about the patient first,” said Ms. Zarish. “The high standards we have established for in-home clinical services allows for trained health care professionals to ensure patient safety and to provide data with high integrity. It is the complete package for the patient, site and sponsor.”
Commenting on the new appointment, Nicki Norris, CEO states, “Kate’s role is critical in meeting the explosive demand for in-home clinical services. The pharmaceutical industry worldwide is beginning to realize the importance of reaching the intent-to-treat pool, accommodating debilitated patients, and retaining study participants all while completing trials on time. This is exactly what Symphony’s clinical services provide to our clients.”
About Symphony Clinical Research℠ Symphony Clinical Research℠ is the global leader in providing in-home and alternate-site clinical services to patients in all phases of clinical trials. Since 2003, the company has had a steadfast mission to combine its experience in clinical practices, project management, nursing and homecare to deliver a superior experience for sponsors, investigators and patients. Symphony Clinical Research’s services significantly accelerate the pace of clinical trials by leveraging its extensive network of clinicians and healthcare providers to increase convenience for study participants and investigators. For more information, visit www.symphonyclinicalresearch.com.