(PRWEB) November 30, 2013
ACRES, the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety, a collaborative non-profit organization building a global system for clinical research, has named Katherine Madigan, MHSA, as its new Vice-President for Global Alliances and Advocacy.
Ms. Madigan brings in-depth knowledge of the clinical research enterprise and organizational development to ACRES. She previously led the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) as Senior Vice President, where she directed the business operations and international lobbying activities on behalf of the global clinical outsourcing industry.
Prior to ACRO, she served as Director of Government Affairs & Special Projects at the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), an ACRES strategic ally, founding the organization’s government affairs practice and focusing on international coalition building. Madigan concurrently served as Managing Director of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research, an ACRP affiliate, responsible for governance and strategic development for the physician-only organization. Her experience also includes public policy analysis and development in the office of Robert Merrifield, member of the Canadian Parliament, where she developed drug safety initiatives for Health Canada, and in 2001 she studied public opinion of stem cell research within the Office of the Agency Liaison at The White House under President George W. Bush.
“We are thrilled to have Ms. Madigan join the ACRES leadership team”, said Dr. Greg Koski, ACRES President and CEO. “An individual with the unique range of experiences in public policy, regulatory affairs, organizational m
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