Clinical Research Glossary

The Clinical Research Glossary: Team Members & Contributors

The Clinical Research Glossary definitions are co-developed by staff at the MRCT Center and volunteers from around the world with many different perspectives. The team includes patients, patient advocates, health literacy experts, clinical research professionals, medical writers, librarians, and others.

Workgroup members, past and present, who have been involved in creating this resource:

  • Roberta Albany, Advocate
  • Mehnaz Bader, Pfizer
  • Behtash Bahador, CISCRP
  • Rebecca Baker, CDISC
  • Sarah Balay, IQVIA
  • Sarah Burns, Eli Lilly
  • Andrew Carr, Advocate
  • Stephen Carr, Janssen
  • Jessica Chaikof, Advocate
  • Sudipta Chakraborty, Biogen
  • Lisa Chamberlain James, Trilogy Writing & Consulting
  • Talia Cohavi, Advocate
  • R. Bernard Coley, Care Partner Advocate
  • Deb Collyar, PAIR/Advocate
  • Maura Cummings, Advocate
  • Jean-Marc Ferran, Qualiance ApS/PHUSE
  • Scott Finger, CISCRP
  • Rick Galli, CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS
  • Kavita Garg, Saliegral
  • Helle Gawrylewski, CDISC Glossary Lead/Hawkwood Consulting LLC
  • Art Gertel, MedSciCom, LLC
  • John Ghidiu, Advocate
  • Shannon Hammil, Advocate
  • Lauren Hammil, Advocate
  • Monica Helton, Eli Lilly
  • Julia Hild, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Julie Holtzople, formerly of Astra Zeneca
  • Maureen Kashuba, Merck
  • Lukasz Kniola, Biogen/PHUSE
  • Kevin Kwok, Advocate
  • Rena Lubker, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Anne Marie Mercurio, Advocate
  • Keri McDonough, Syneos
  • Alice Miller, Syneos
  • Erin Muhlbradt, CDISC/NCI Thesaurus/Enterprise Vocabulary Services
  • Marilyn Neault, Advocate & Project Co-leader
  • Elyssa Ott, Janssen
  • Brandis Pickard, CISCRP
  • Robyn  Rennick, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Kimberly Richardson, Advocate
  • Emily   Robison, UnitedHealth Group
  • Marian Ryan, Institute for Healthcare Advancement
  • T.J. Sharpe, Advocate
  • Harold Silverman, Argenx
  • Kamila Sroka-Saidi, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Mary Stober Murray, National Minority Quality Forum
  • Gloria Stone, G Stone Connections
  • Michelle Teufel – AstraZeneca
  • Jamie Tyrone – Advocate
  • Desiree A.H. Walker – Advocate & Project Co-leader
  • Robert Weker – Advocate
  • Cornelia Weiss-Haljiti, Boehringer-Ingelheim

Expert Advisory Committee

(bold indicates currently serving)

  • Annlouise Assaf, Pfizer
  • Jay Duhig, Abbvie
  • Lori Hall, Legacy Health Strategies
  • Julie Holtzople, formerly AstraZeneca
  • Barbara Kress, Merck
  • Elisabeth Oehrlein, Applied Patient Experience
  • Marian Ryan, Institute for Healthcare Advancement
  • Karlin Schroeder, formerly Parkinson’s Foundation
  • Christopher Trudeau, University of Detroit
  • Tianna Umann, Microsoft and Equideum
  • Robert Weker, Advocate

How different groups are using and sharing the clinical research glossary