Faculty Bios

Wendy Lloyd, BA, LPN, CCRP

Wendy Lloyd has over 20 years’ research experience at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In her role as a Senior Clinical Quality Analyst she is developing a competency program and coordinates education/training for the Vanderbilt Coordinating Center. She has 13 years’ experience in human subject protection, regulatory affairs and compliance adherence conducting random compliance reviews /directed audits and providing educational session across the Institution. Wendy serves on numerous Vanderbilt Committees including the Evidence Based Nurse Committee, Editorial Board member for The Empowered Nurses peer reviewed journal and is the Chairperson for the Nurses Week research poster session. Wendy coordinated a national meeting, Innovative Strategies: Taking the Protection of Human Subjects to the Next Level, co-hosted by Vanderbilt Human Research Protection Program (VHRPP) and the Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP).

Wendy obtained her Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) certification in 2002, became a Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) Director, Board Member and eventually President. As president she was awarded the opportunity to speak in Tokyo, Japan providing physicians with information regarding newly implemented ASCO publishing guidelines. Wendy continues her SOCRA involvement as a member of the CCRP Certification Committee and as the Chair for the SOCRA Human Research Protection Program. She not only assists with content and speaker selection for Annual SOCRA Conferences she has been a conference speaker, poster presenter and judge for many years and is a published author. Wendy is co-founder and chapter Chairperson for the very active Middle TN SOCRA chapter where she hosts monthly meetings. Wendy is passionate about educating others about research, her most recent project is initiating a local Chapter and presenting a Good Clinical Practice course for Vanderbilt Global Health and Research in Abuja, Nigeria.