Janet Trusso, RN, CCRA

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Sr. Clinical Research Associate

San Francisco Bay Area

Janet Trusso serves as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) for Hart Clinical Consultants (HCC).  In this role, she is responsible for monitoring client clinical trials. She will work directly with the sponsor company to ensure compliance with clinical protocols and applicable regulations.  She will make on-site visits as needed and maintain regular communication with the sponsor and site clinical research staff. Included in Janet’s specialty is preparation for audits and BIMO inspections.

Janet is a certified CRA with almost 20 years of research experience in cardiovascular medical device trials, ranging from start-ups to large companies. In addition, she brings more than 20 years of clinical cardiac nursing experience at Stanford University Hospital and Sequoia Hospital, including CCU, CV surgery, electrophysiology lab, arrhythmia study coordinator, and cardiac rehabilitation.   

Prior to joining HCC, Janet worked as a CRA for Abbott Vascular where she was responsible for study start-up and site management activities for 25-55 sites. In addition, she was responsible for BIMO inspection preparation activities including master file audit and discrepancy resolution.

Before Abbott Vascular, Janet spent 13 years as a CRA for Boston Scientific (Guidant) Endovascular and Cardiac Rhythm Management divisions, where she performed all aspects of monitoring multicenter IDE clinical trials – development of protocols, customized monitoring plans, case report forms, and study training materials; site audits; and preparation of safety and progress reports for regulatory submission. She led BIMO inspection preparation training for monitors and sites.

Janet graduated from De Anza College with an AA Nursing degree.