Clinical Research Fastrack


Maria is a Clinical Research Associate at PRA Health Sciences (ICON) in Blue Bell, PA. Maria currently works in study start-up and conduct for Oncology trials. Prior to joining PRA, Maria worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. As a CRC, Maria primarily worked on Multiple Sclerosis trials in the Department of Neurology. Maria was involved in all aspects of the clinical trials, including budget negotiations, regulatory and IRB submissions, and patient recruitment and study assessments. While at Penn, Maria earned the Rising Star of Clinical Research Excellence award. Maria completed her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Shippensburg University. Maria grew up in Philadelphia, PA and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.