Michelle joins Javara’s site operations leadership with over 25 years in the clinical research space, her expertise spanning pharmaceutical sponsors, CROs, and site networks. Passionate about improving public health, Michelle’s background is laden with demonstrated success leading strategic operations to meet critical timelines and exceed financial and quality deliverables. With a drive to develop bold, innovative solutions to optimize clinical trial delivery, she brings extensive experience managing global programs in vaccines and infectious diseases to our organization.
Prior to joining Javara, Michelle has held various leadership positions at multiple organizations across the industry, serving most recently as Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations at Meridian Clinical Research (now Velocity). In her new role as Javara’s Senior Vice President, Enterprise Optimization, she will drive operational strategy and patient engagement needs, providing oversight of all strategic client relationships, and advancing patient engagement initiatives to improve enrollment outcomes.
Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition science from the University of Minnesota.