BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 13, 2009) -
WorldCare Clinical, LLC (WCC), a leading imaging
CRO for clinical trials in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical
device industries, today announced that Robert Fetterman has joined the
organization as associate director of imaging services. In his new
position, Fetterman will leverage his extensive clinical core laboratory
and imaging experience to extend the usability and functionality of WCC's
cost-effective imaging transmission platform, WorldPRO™.
Fetterman has more than twenty years of experience in the development and
management of imaging trial processes in clinical, academic core, and
industry laboratories. His background includes clinical oncologic and
cardiovascular imaging, cardiovascular imaging software development, and
the implementation and management of multimodality, remote and electronic
blinded review systems for imaging trials.
"Bob's understanding and perspective as an end-user, coupled with his
experience in software development, uniquely position him to have a
significant impact on our operational efficiency and allows us to better
anticipate the needs of our clients," said WCC Managing Director Michael
Prior to joining WCC, Fetterman was associate director of imaging science
at Acusphere Inc., where he was responsible for the development and
implementation of digital imaging and video processing systems for
preclinical use, and image review systems for clinical trial use in
echocardiology. He was previously a software developer and imaging science
manager for the Yale Nuclear Cardiology Exercise and Imaging Laboratory,
and creator and manager of Yale University's TIMI Core Laboratory for the
first six NHLBI-sponsored TIMI trials. Fetterman holds a bachelor's degree
in computer science and an associate's degree in nuclear medicine
technology from University of Vermont.
About WorldCare Clinical
WorldCare Clinical (WCC) is a leading imaging CRO for clinical trials in
the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. With a
seventeen year heritage specializing in imaging, WCC has processed more
than 1 million images and enrolled 4,000 sites in over 50 countries.
Combining extensive medical, operational and image management expertise,
WCC offers support for every facet of an imaging clinical trial. From
complete trial management and archiving to select services such as study
design, Imaging Charter development, and the creation of an imaging
library, WCC works with sponsors to meet any combination of clinical
imaging needs. For more information, visit www.wcclinical.com.