FLEMINGTON, N.J., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beardsworth announces the promotion of Evette Riegel, RN, to Senior Director, Clinical Operations and Project Management and the addition of Saishree Ramalingam, MS, MPhil as Senior Project Manager.
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In her new role, Ms. Riegel will lead Beardsworth's expanded focus in oncology clinical operations and execution of all clinical programs.
"Evette's expertise and insight provide an added dimension that strengthens our client services and capabilities across our global OncologyOne(SM) and therapeutic vaccine initiatives. Her global trial experience and extensive therapeutic knowledge combined with her personal insight as a critical care nurse, give her a unique perspective from which to lead our patient-centric, project management teams," said Michael O'Brien, President & CEO.
Ms. Riegel joined Beardsworth in 2006 as a Senior Project Manager and became Director, Clinical Operations in 2008 with a leading role in the integration of Beardsworth's global services and oncology operations. Previously, Ms. Riegel worked at Quintiles as a global project manager as well as Discovery Laboratories, ViroPharma, and Wyeth.
Saishree Ramalingam, MS, MPhil joins Beardsworth as a Senior Project Manager responsible for leading the company's oncology trials. An experienced research clinician, Ms. Ramalingam has over 13 years experience across multiple therapeutic areas and global projects with a special focus in oncology and vaccines.
Prior to Beardsworth, Ms. Ramalingam held project manager positions at Celgene, Pfizer, GSK/Reliant, Merck, as well as PharmaNet, Applied Clinical Intelligence, and PRA International. She received her master of science at the University of Akron and a master of philosophy from Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore, India.
"We are thrilled to have Saishree on the Beardsworth team," said Evette Riegel. "The depth and scope of her expertise, global project experience, and strong cross-functional leadership capabilities are immediate assets to our clients, our partners, and our project teams."
Headquartered in Flemington, New Jersey, Beardsworth is a full-service CRO specializing in business solutions for complex clinical trials focused on oncology and therapeutic vaccine. Our multi-disciplined staff averages 20+ years experience supporting research studies from trial design through clinical project management to FDA approval. Beardsworth is the founding partner of OncologyOne(SM) an alliance of best-in-class regional CROs providing full-service strategies for global oncology trials. Celebrating its 25th year, Beardsworth is a CCR registrant and Certified Small Business.