- Data management, biostatistics expert adds more than 25 years of experience to support growing demand for periapproval services -
PRINCETON, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Covance Inc. today announced Monte Jarvis as vice president of global data management and biostatistics for periapproval services. With more than 25 years of experience in scientific computing, biostatistics, bioinformatics, programming, and global data management, Jarvis will oversee data management and biostatistics for Phase IIIb/IV clinical studies, patient registries, and observational studies.
"We are excited to welcome Monte and look forward to leveraging his expertise to help increase our access and utilization of emerging technologies and healthcare data structures," said Hani Zaki, vice president and general manager, periapproval services, Covance. "His extensive experience will improve collaborations and efficiencies to enhance our delivery of REMS and other Phase IIIb/IV services."
With a diverse background that includes roles in academia, Pharma/biotech, and contract research organizations (CROs), Jarvis will help support increased demand for periapproval services, including risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS), resulting from the Food and Drug Administration Amendment Acts (FDAAA) of 2007.
Jarvis joins Covance from Centocor, where he oversaw biostatistics and data management for the oncology and device divisions. A certified system, network and database administrator, he has helped build scientific and enterprise computing environments and spearheaded corporate adoption of emergent data technologies and standards for pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies and CROs.
Jarvis holds bachelors degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and the Humanities and a master's degree in Demography (Actuarial Statistics). He completed additional coursework at the Wharton School of Business and
|SOURCE Covance Inc.|
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