Lansdale, PA – April 29, 2010: Ingrid Klingmann, MD, PhD, FFPM, FBCPM, recently joined CRF Health as consulting Clinical Advisor. With over 20 years of experience in the clinical trial sector, Dr. Klingmann brings a wealth of global clinical experience to CRF Health, the electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) solutions company. In her position as Clinical Advisor, Dr. Klingmann will use her clinical and therapeutic insights to provide training to both internal staff and investigator sites. She will also represent CRF Health in special interest groups and present on ePRO trends at industry forums.
Dr. Klingmann’s experience includes work in pharmaceutical companies and global CROs, while she enhanced the multi-stakeholder opinion- building on an improved regulatory environment for clinical trials in pan-European not-for-profit organizations. She has also worked in university settings and as a consultant in drug development planning and site management support. Her experience spans clinical research operations in Belgium, France, Switzerland, and the U.K. as well as in her native Germany.
She is lecturer and chair of the Clinical Documentation module in a Regulatory Affairs Master course at the University of Bonn (Germany) and of a Clinical Trials Practice Certificate course at the University of Basel (Switzerland). She has long been an active member of the Drug Information Association and was a founding member of the European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP). Dr. Klingmann received her medical degree at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Rachael King, CEO, CRF Health, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Ingrid Klingmann to our global ePRO team. Her extensive clinical experience and therapeutic expertise are valuable assets. Her ability to communicate the value of ePRO, particularly now that the FDA has published new PRO guidelines, will sufficiently guide CRF Health as we continue our record growth.”
About CRF Health
CRF Health is a global leader in ePRO (electronic patient reported outcomes) solutions for the life sciences industry. Through innovative technology, a thorough understanding of drug development, and mobile computing, CRF Health is driving the change to higher quality outcomes and more efficient paper-free clinical trials.
CRF Health’s ePRO technology has been used in more than 60 countries, on six continents and 68 regional languages, including 10 regional Indian dialects. CRF Health consistently demonstrates the industry’s highest patient compliance rates, while delivering unrivaled data accuracy and unmatched patient and site acceptance.
Since its founding in 2000, CRF Health continues to provide true global ePRO delivery and service. Headquartered in the US, CRF Health operates its R&D center of excellence in Helsinki, Finland and has offices around the world.
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