Cathy holds a Bachelors in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. She started her career in child nutrition within the public school system before turning her attention to clinical research. In her past role as a regulatory specialist, Cathy maintained regulatory documents for up to 20 clinical trials at any given time. She was responsible for the organization and submission of various new protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), all while serving as study coordinator for a post-market survey study of battery packs for an artificial heart.
Cathy’s next role was as the sole manager of an IRB department. She served as an IRB voting member, managed submissions for 120 active clinical trials, and was responsible for verifying completion per the organization’s policies and timelines. Her experience includes a working knowledge and understanding of study protocols, patient informed consent forms, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), financial conflict, determining minimal risk, and best practices for protecting the rights, safety and welfare of human subjects in a clinical trial. Cathy takes pride and ownership of maintaining clear and concise records.
Cathy joined the team at Harold Hamm Diabetes Center in 2014.