Advisory Board

Esteemed researchers and industry executives from around the United States support and provide input to guide the success of Clinical Research Fastrack

Advisory Board

Meet our advisors who include leading executives of research networks, principal investigators, recruiters and bootcamp education pioneers.  This team is working to improve the quality of training in clinical research and support Clinical Research Fastrack

Mark Hanley

Mr. Mark S. Hanley served as the Chief Executive Officer of Radiant Research, Inc., now known as Synexus, forming the world’s largest patient-focused clinical trial site network that spans 11 countries and offers access to more than 100 million patients in key clinical development markets. Mr Hanley was Chief Executive Officer of Clinical Research advantage since February 2007. From August 2005 to February 2007, Mr. Hanley was a Consultant to companies in the healthcare industry. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of O2 Science, Inc. He served as the President and Chief Executive of O2 Science Acquisition Corporation (formerly, New Valley Health Group Inc.) from 2000 to August 2005. He served as a Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Coram Healthcare Corporation from 1998 to 1999. He served various positions with Apria Healthcare Group, Inc., from 1987 to 1995. He served as Director of Business Development of Transworld Healthcare (UK) Limited, a subsidiary of Allied Healthcare Holdings Limited (formerly, Allied Healthcare International Inc.) from 1995 to 1997. He has been an Independent Director of Allied Healthcare International Inc. since January 29, 2009 and previously served in the same position from November 17, 2005 to April 17, 2007. Mr. Hanley served as an Executive Director of Transworld Healthcare (UK) Limited from 1995 to 1997.


Diabetes Researcher, Professor at Touro University

Jay Shubrook, D.O. Department of Family Medicine Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine // Photo by Ben SiegelDr. Shubrook is a Professor in the Primary Care Department at Touro University California. He also serves as the Director of clinical research at the College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He has more than 15 years of research experience in clinical trials.  As an investigator he initiated research at Touro University.  At Ohio University he served as Director of the Clinical Division at the Diabetes Institute at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) and Director of the University Medical Associates Diabetes/Endocrine Cente, both in Athens, OH.  Dr. Shubrook serves as an associate editor of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA)  His personal research focuses on early intervention in type 2 diabetes and improving care for people with diabetes.

Dr. Shubrook characterizes himself as a “curious scientist. Every day I have more questions. The balance in my job allows me to see patients-which is why we do all of this work-generate more questions, and go research these topics.  Then I can share what we learned with patients, students and professionals which is very satisfying.”

Nancy Lizzul, RN

Supervisor, Clinical Research Department, Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ

NancyLizzulNancy is the Supervisor of the Clinical Research Department at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ where she manages a team of 25 researchers. She has practiced nursing for 19 years. Her clinical background is critical care and she has experience in Cardiology, Neurology, Pulmonary and Respiratory Care, Transplant, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hematology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Anesthesia Care, Radiology, Ambulatory, and Surgical Services. She started as clinical research coordinator 10 years ago and transitioned to a team lead and supervisor role. In this capacity, she is involved in all aspects of all clinical research projects from start up to closure, budget negotiations, contract, regulatory liaison, and as a point person for physicians. Her duties includes training, orientation, job assignment, ensuring budget timelines, hospital policy and good clinical practice are followed by the department. She has worked on over 100 clinical trials.

 Louis Silberman

CEO National Laser Institute, Board Chair and Co-founder Clinical Research Fastrack


Louis J. Silberman the Co-founder and Board Chairman of Clinical Research Fastrack is known for pioneering the medical aesthetics training industry over a decade ago with his vision to create National Laser Institute. National Laser trains physicians, nurses, aestheticians and and career changers in cosmetic lasers, cosmetic injections and anti aging treatments. Silberman was the first to market reinventing the medical aesthetics education space with short intensive programs. Silberman grew National Laser Institute nationwide providing training in Scottsdale, Dallas, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Denver, Vegas, Nashville, San Francisco, Beverly Hills and Newport Beach. Silberman partners with Allergan (AGN on the NYSE) who is being acquired by Pfizer (PFE) for $160 billion. He also works closely with many publicly held laser companies who support National Laser Institute’s training programs. As the industry for medical aesthetic training has grown with hundreds of competing programs, National Laser is now held as the gold standard in the industry for quality and excellence and attendees fly in from across the globe to receive training at National Laser Institute’s. National laser also operates medspas within the educational facilities to provide a steady flow of clients for this national training institute seeing up to 3,000 clients per month.

Louis Silberman was also a semi-finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2014 (Prior award recipients include the founders of Google, Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, Dell and Amazon). He is known for starting, a women’s health and beauty retailer. Louis is a published author and nationally recognized medical aesthetics training expert, and a contributing editor for some of the country’s largest skin publications, including Skin Inc., Dermascope and Les Nouvelle. He is both an industry and motivational speaker at large venues nationwide. Louis has been written up in many publications including Entrepreneur Magazine, Business 99, The Business Journal, Internet Retailer, Woman’s World, E-merging Business, The Arizona Republic, Skin Inc., and Fortune Small Business.

CJ Anderson

President, FindingPharma

cjCJ Anderson provides graduate services support to Clinical Research Fastrack. He is an ambitious business professional who embodies the entrepreneurial spirit that Arizona is known for. As the co-founder of Finding Pharma, Anderson led the successful launch of the Arizona-based placement agency, which offers a new take on recruiting. Finding Pharma connects the top 5 percent of candidates with the top 5 percent of employers in the pharmaceutical industry. It has been a labor of love for Anderson, who has always been passionate about helping others find fulfilling careers. As a college student, he often led workshops at homeless shelters to assist with resume creation and job search techniques. In addition to helping others develop their careers, Anderson has a passion for creating products and services that improve sustainability and facilitate community involvement. Anderson was one of the founders of Black Marlin, which offered college campuses an option to provide filtered water while reducing the global footprint of plastic water bottles. He was involved in sourcing the technology and building relationships with campus leaders to bring this concept to fruition.

David Silberman, MPH

Co-Founder, CEO

David Silberman is the CEO and Founder of Clinical Research Fastrack and a seasoned health education entrepreneur who has created and operated educational programs and non-profit organizations in Arizona, Texas and California. He also actively volunteers in his local community. David has the unique ability to develop strong organizations and construct vibrant communities. As a founder of National Laser Institute he built it into the largest medical aesthetics training center in the United States. At Clinical Research Fastrack his focus is on offering an engaging curriculum delivered by a team of experts who serve as passionate and knowledgeable instructors. Before founding National Laser and Clinical Research Fastrack, David held executive level positions at Health Ventures International in Scottsdale, AZ and at educational non-profit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. He earned his BA in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Master’s Degree in Public Health from University of California, Los Angeles. As a volunteer he presided as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the I Have a Dream Foundation-San Francisco. In one of his most challenging and rewarding volunteer roles he served as PTO Co-chair at his children’s elementary school where he helped to transform the school into one of the most sought after elementary schools in San Francisco.