WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) announced that PPD clinical research associates earned recognition for excellence at the annual PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year–The Americas competition.
Tatiana Doldonova was awarded the gold in the “Experienced Clinical Research Associate” category, while Eleanor Houston won the top prize in the “New Clinical Research Associate” competition. The event was the culmination of a demanding yearlong, three-part series of tests, including real-life challenges judged by industry leaders.
“This recognition affirms the exceptional caliber of the clinical research associates PPD deploys on every client study,” said Roger Newbery, senior vice president of investigator services for PPD. “Their expertise, dedication and commitment to excellence are qualities that PPD clients expect. Our employees are determined to ensure that PPD delivers performance, quality and value to clients in their endeavor to develop life-changing medicines.”
The PharmaTimes competition was created in 1999 to provide clinical research professionals an opportunity to benchmark their professional skills against their peers in a program of competency-based exercises developed through cross-industry collaboration.
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 47 countries and approximately 20,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improve health. For more information, visit www.ppdi.com.