SANDRA "SAM" SATHER
Sandra “SAM” Sather current focus of consulting is to promote clinical quality systems for Sponsors/CROs and Investigators/Research Institutions. She has over 35 years of clinical experience, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Education with a Specialization in Training and Performance Improvement. SAM has been dual certified by the Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) for over 15 years as a CCRA and CCRC. She is a past chair for the ACRP CCRA Exam Committee; She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has authored dozens of courses for clinical research training programs in various functional areas. She has multiple training, monitoring and project management experiences of diverse size, and objectives with a variety of global clients. In 2002 she co-founded Clinical Pathways (CP), LLC with Charles "Chuck" Sather.
Dorricott Metrics & Process Improvement Limited
Keith Dorricott is the Director of Dorricott Metrics & Process Improvement Ltd., formed in 2016. Over a 12 year period, he worked in R&D, process development, and manufacturing whilst at Kodak Ltd. In 2005 he moved industry into the area of clinical trials and worked for two major CROs leading corporate process improvement. He qualified as a Black Belt in Six Sigma in 2002 and a Master Black Belt in Lean Sigma in 2007. He is an Ambassador for the Metrics Champion Consortium (MCC) and assists by facilitating work groups on centralized monitoring, central lab metrics, vendor oversight, Trial Master File, and by developing tools to assist with risk assessment & control and metrics selection & use. He received the MCC Champion Award in 2016 for making significant contributions to advancing the MCC mission to improve the efficiency, quality and effectiveness of clinical trials. Keith regularly presents at conferences such as DIA and SCOPE on the practicalities of quality risk management and risk-based monitoring and the definition and use of metrics. His passion is to help bring clinical research to the proficiency of manufacturing with root cause analysis skills – a fundamental requirement for effective process improvement.
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