Senior Director of Therapeutic Expertise, Center for Rare Diseases at ICON (formerly PRA Health Sciences). Amy was originally trained as a molecular biologist and has over 20 years of experience across all points of drug discovery and drug development. She has served as a field CRA on trials for neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS and Parkinson’s Disease. Amy enjoys continuing to grow as a clinical researcher, sharing her experiences, and helping expand the talent pool in the exciting and rewarding field of clinical research. As a graduate of the Clinical Research Fastrack program, she is thrilled to return as an instructor. She is a member of SoCRA, as well as a board member in her local chapter of ACRP. Amy and her husband returned to Phoenix after more than 20 years away, and could not be happier to be back in the Valley of the Sun!