Cypress, CA, (September 15, 2008) - West Coast Clinical Trials, LLC (WCCT) today announced it has appointed J. Jon Rojas as Vice President, Clinical Operations. He provides management oversight of the phase I business unit and strategic direction for initiatives, processes and solutions to meet the increasing industry demand. Mr. Rojas joins West
Coast Clinical Trials with over 12 years of clinical research experience (having conducted over 1500 trials) in the CRO industry.
Prior to joining West Coast Clinical Trials, LLC (WCCT), Mr. Rojas served as Sr. Vice President of Clinical Services & Support at OmniComm. In his role there, he managed global teams that designed, implemented and supported all of the clinical trial management (EDC) systems. In addition, part of his responsibilities included expanding global project management as Vice President of Project Management. Prior to working for OmniComm, Mr. Rojas was Executive Director of Clinical Operations at SFBC International (now doing business as PharmaNet Development Group, Inc.). Mr. Rojas was responsible for managing a 500+ bed clinical research unit with over 700 employees. In addition to clinical operations; Mr. Rojas implemented project management, clinical trial management, clinical trial monitoring, SOP and training functions. Mr.
Rojas was also involved in designing a 50-bed QTc specialty unit.
Mr. Rojas is a graduate of UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Center for Pre-Hospital Training and has delivered a multitude of educational presentations at key industry meetings such as DIA, EDC & Beyond and ACRP.
WCCT is an independent early phase clinical CRO with a 120-bed telemetry equipped phase I facility located in southern California. WCCT has a unique focus on Ethno-bridging studies along with extensive experience with healthy volunteer and specialty trials (allergy, asthma, infectious disease, pediatric, renal and vaccines). For more information, visit our Web site at http://www.wcctrials.com.