Debbie manages a large multi-sponsor Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program in the Peri- and Post-Approval Research Operations group at PPD. She also serves as oversight director to another multi-sponsor REMS program. Debbie brings over 10 years of project management experience to PPD, with expertise in project management office standard methodologies, processes, and tools, and over 17 years of experience working in the late stage/commercialization arena at one of the world’s largest CROs. Debbie is responsible for the strategic design, development, implementation, and successful operations of risk management programs including survey assessments, elements to assure safe use (ETASU) components, and regulatory reports and submissions. She is also responsible for business development activities to obtain additional contracts by writing and reviewing proposals, making presentations to potential clients, and representing the location/division at appropriate professional meetings and conferences.
Debbie earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in community service administration from Alfred University in Alfred, New York.