Sarah has over 22 years of experience in Operations and Business Development in Clinical Research. Prior to joining IntegReview IRB in 2014, Sarah was the Vice President for MetaClin Research. She was responsible for the clinical operations of their multiple Phase I – IV clinical research sites and developing the Clinical Research Organization (CRO) business to provide project management and monitoring services. Prior to management, Sarah has held various positions including Lab Technician, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate / Monitor, Project Manager and Consultant for CROs and Sponsors. With a background in hospital research, pharma, medical devices, nutraceuticals, biotech, educational and evaluation research; Sarah has an interesting career path to date.
About her Talk, "Career Paths in Clinical Research"
Join Sarah Attwood for an informative and fun presentation, where we will explore three main career topics:
— what careers may be a good fit for you
— building foundational knowledge and core competencies for clinical research
— how do I market myself and network in a changing life science industry
This talk will feature some humorous real-life experiences and career words of wisdom. Discover your passions and professional / personal needs; and how you can map a fluid career path and find unique opportunities. Mentorship is very important and there will be a group discussion about how to find the right mentor for you. Sarah’s talk will also feature great resources that can guide you as you move forward in your career!