Rho Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Published: Oct 23, 2009

Chapel Hill, NC (Rho) October 24, 2009– Today marks the 25th Anniversary for Rho, a Chapel Hill based contract research organization. Established in 1984, Rho began as a small, family run business in the basement of the home of Ron and Mary Helms. Since then, it has rapidly developed into a large and reputable, family owned company that conducts business with some of the most dynamic pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies in the U.S.

During the past 25 years, Rho has acquired a strong commercial and federal customer base because of its exceptional customer service and scientific expertise. Consulting to the FDA, rescuing poorly executed pivotal trials, authoring and coauthoring 252 articles, 89 presentations, and 82 abstracts are among many of Rho’s recent accomplishments. As a seven-time consecutive winner of Carolina Parent’s Top 40 NC Family Friendly Companies, Rho demonstrates its commitment not only to their customers, but to its valued employees as well. Rho has been a strong advocate for the March of Dimes and has been recognized for eight years in the Circle of Champions and Special Participant Awards. In addition to public recognition, many of Rho’s employees have been honored with individual awards for their intelligence, hard work, and leadership.

Rho embraces core values that continue to be the driving force behind its success and the foundation for its strength. Rho’s ability to sustain this success for 25 years is quite an accomplishment. Providing high quality work and exceptional customer service are values that will propel Rho in its endeavors to give flight to research for many years to come.

Rho is dedicated to enhancing the quality and speed of its customers’ clinical trials through the highest levels of performance, accuracy, and scientific integrity. Rho contributes to the success of pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology studies in a range of therapeutic areas. Please visit www.rhoworld.com for more information.

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