Copernicus Group IRB Upholds Commitment To Excellence With Four New Hires

Top Quote Copernicus Group IRB, a leading independent institutional review board, announces 4 additions to the team. These new hires symbolize CGIRB's commitment to excellence and ISO 9001 quality standards. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) August 11, 2010 - Copernicus Group IRB (CGIRB), a leading independent institutional review board, is pleased to announce four additions to the team. As CGIRB expands in 2010, these dedicated new hires will continue to uphold CGIRB's commitment to excellence and mission - providing protection of the rights and welfare of research subjects who participate in clinical trials.

    Bill Van Nostrand has joined the CGIRB team as the VP and Chief Business Development Officer. Van Nostrand has a robust history of marketing and leadership and came to CGIRB from Medical Marketing Solutions LLC, a strategic consulting business he ran for the past 5 years. Previously, he held senior executive positions at First Consulting Group and Dendrite International. At CGIRB, he will oversee all business development and marketing activities and service to clients within established company standards of excellence.

    CGIRB has also welcomed two new Regional Directors of Business Development, Tim Schuckman and Marcie Goodale. Schuckman came to CGIRB from GLS (Global Language Solutions) where he was the Global Director of Business Development. Goodale was the Director of Business Development at ePharma Solutions. Schuckman and Goodale will work together to successfully develop new business opportunities by innovating and expanding current business.

    Tita Jeter has been hired as the new Manager of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance. Jeter came to CGIRB from Duke Clinical Research Institute and recently completed Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Her credentials, coupled with CGIRB's recent ISO 9001:2008 Certification, will add value to CGIRB's Quality Management System.

    "We are thrilled to have four new team members on board," said Bruce Tomason, CEO of CGIRB. "These hires symbolize CGIRB's growth and our continued effort to build a talented cross- disciplinary team as we look to the future."

    About Copernicus Group IRB
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    Copernicus Group IRB, established in July 1996, is a leading independent institutional review board ("IRB") dedicated to ensuring the rights and welfare of research study participants. The IRB provides ethical review of research protocols, investigators, and subject information and consent forms to ensure compliance with federal regulations set forth in 21 CFR, 45 CFR and ICH/GCP Guidelines. CGIRB achieved full AAHRPP accreditation in 2004 and ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2010.

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