Candidates for Director

Duties of Director:

Directors provide representation, support, oversight and development for the membership of the Society. Membership on the SOCRA Board of Directors is intended to offer the society oversight and leadership based on the individual’s experience in clinical research and based on their expertise in healthcare.

Please review the Profiles for the Six (6) Candidates for Director

You may Vote for up to Four (4) Candidates for Director

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Silas C. Bussmann, MPH, MBA

Lecturer III, Associate Director for Research in Emergency Medicine
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, NM, USA




Carrie Chiaro, MPH, CCRP, CHRC

Research Compliance Audit Manager
Office of Research Compliance
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR, USA


Jane De Jesus, BSc, BA, CCRA, CCRP

Administrator, Research
Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences
McMaster University & St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton
Ontario, Canada 


Amanda Galster, MPH, CCRP

Chief Operating Officer for Research
Aegis Consortium
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, USA


Shirley LT Helm, MS, CCRP

Senior Administrator for Network Capacity and Workforce Strategies
C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, USA 



Susan Hmwe, MBBS, MS, PhD, CCRP 

Manager, Clinical Research Data Quality & Reporting NCI/CTRP and PRS Administrator
Research Data Management and Analytics Department
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, CA, USA