ATLANTA – Feb. 2, 2015 – Hart Clinical Consultants (HCC), a novel medical device training, proctoring and monitoring company announced that Kari S. Anderson, Ed.D, MSN, RN, CCRAhas joined HCC as a senior clinical research consultant and senior clinical research specialist. In this role, Dr. Anderson will manage all aspects of clinical trial operations and provide training support for innovative medical devices and procedures.
An accomplished educator, medical affairs specialist and experienced clinical research associate (CRA) with more than 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Anderson has demonstrated accomplishments in clinical monitoring, project management, creative instructional strategies, and global clinical research and development. She has been recognized for exceptional collaboration and leadership skills, cross-functional team development, and innovative problem solving aptitude.
With extensive device and pharmaceutical experience in multiple therapeutic areas, Dr. Anderson was most recently a regional CRA for Anderson Clinical Consultants inWestminster, MD. In this role, she was responsible for negotiating contractual agreements to maximize value, cost effectiveness and strategic alignment; monitoring all phases of medical device and pharmaceutical clinical trials; and monitoring assigned clinical sites to ensure all study activities were conducted efficiently, meet enrollment goals and were in compliance with all applicable regulations. She also helped develop monitoring and communication best-practice tools.
Dr. Anderson also held positions with Abbott Medical Optics in Santa Ana, CA as east coast regional manager and principal CRA, and at Abbott Laboratories in Abbott Park, IL as senior clinical manager, outsourcing.
Dr. Anderson received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Minnesota and her Master’s of Science in Critical Care Nursing from Duke University. She earned her Doctorate in Adult Education from North Carolina State University.
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About Hart Clinical Consultants: Hart Clinical Consultants is a comprehensive trial management organization (TMO) providing staff augmentation and leadership throughout all phases of medical device clinical trials. HCC has an industry leading staff of Senior Clinical Research Consultants and Specialists that integrate directly into host environments, providing expert proctoring, training, monitoring and oversight for medical device trials. Hart Clinical Consultants has a proven history of securing thorough and timely results for such high-profile brands as Stryker, ResMed, Avinger and Velomedix. For more information, follow @HartClinical on Twitter or visit www.hartclinicalconsultants.com.