John Kirk, MBA, CCRP
Lead Clinical Research Coordinator
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, UT
We are excited for our first Clinical Trials Day Nomination – John Kirk, MBA, CCRP, nominated by Debbie Pitt, for his significant contributions to cardiovascular research. During his career, John has worked with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). As stated by Debbie, “Through the years, he has helped participate in the research with many versions and improvements of these lifesaving devices. In addition to his contributions to cardiovascular research, he has been an exemplary employee who is incredibly organized, efficient, has a strong work ethic and is dedicated and compassionate to his patients. Many sponsors have commented that he is the best Clinical Research Coordinator they have ever worked with. His involvement in research has greatly enhanced the advancement of cardiovascular medicine and has set a high bar in our department for excellence."