A clinical trials specialist with more than 15 years of experience in project management, including corporate communications. Currently, works with program scientists to manage the activities of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network (NRN) and the Genomics and Proteomics Network (GPN) for Preterm Birth. Manages the network budgets, projects future funding needs, and develops systems for tracking study protocols and publications in progress. Previously held several management positions at Chemonics International Inc., a for-profit, international development government contractor. Responsibilities included: project management, budgeting, proposal development, corporate communications, ensuring compliance with government regulations, liaising with subcontractors, recruiting and fielding personnel, and training staff. As Operations Manager of the Communications Division at Chemonics, managed the division’s budget, coordinated communications on corporate change initiatives, and recruited and hired personnel.