Marie - Claire began working for Hoag Orthopedics in early 2017 as a Clinical
Research Coordinator. Prior to joining Hoag Orthopedics, Marie - Claire
worked at an Independent Review Board (IRB) for six years where she helped
protect the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in clinical
research. Throughout her time working at an IRB, Marie - Claire worked
with major sponsors, ranging from large pharmaceutical corporations and
device manufactures to small and growing biotechnology companies, as well
as many industry leading contract research organizations (CROs). During
this time, Marie - Claire gained a deep knowledge of all stages of clinical
trials and mastered FDA regulations pertaining to clinical research.
Since joining Hoag Orthopedics, Marie - Claire has helped grow the research
program by sharing her extensive IRB and regulatory knowledge to strengthen
the research integrity. Marie - Claire has been integral in drafting orthopedic
protocols and consent forms. She has begun managing multiple projects
and administers informed consent and study questionnaires to these patients
at numerous clinics. Marie - Claire enjoys working in clinical research
as it plays a vital part in advancing healthcare and finding ways to help
people live longer and more robust lives.
Marie - Claire received an Associate of Science degree in 2004 from Perimeter
College at Georgia StateUniversity. Before finding her love of research,
Marie - Claire had eight years’ experience in customer service and
office management. Outside of Hoag Orthopedics, Marie - Claire enjoys
beating her husband at board games, bicycling local greenways, reading,
and playing with her goldendoodle, Lucy.