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Advanced Site Management: Finance and Productivity Enhanced Business Practices for Clinical Research Programs

Course faculty would be one of the following instructors.

 

Andrew Snyder, MBA, FACMPE, PMP

Andrew Snyder, MBA, PMP, FACMPE, has 18 years experience in conducting and managing clinical research. Andrew began his career in clinical research as a principal investigator conducting topical antimicrobial trials. He was the director of the research program at the St. Paul Heart Clinic for 10 years; and now is the director of the cardiovascular research program at the HealthEast HeartCare Clinic.

Andrew is a fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and a certified Project Management Professional. He is also a faculty member at Metropolitan State University teaching project management and clinical research.

Jim Simmer, MBA, RN

Jim Simmer is founder and President of Performance Research, a clinical research consulting company whose mission is to assist physicians in developing clinical research programs based on sound structure, consistency, efficiency, and accountability. Prior to founding Performance Research, Jim held positions as a Clinical Research Associate, then project manager in the pharmaceutical industry. After obtaining his MBA from Temple University, he was Research Director within a large medical center as well as a physician private practice.