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Barbara Driver

Vice President and Clinical Operations Lead

Barbara Driver is Vice President and Clinical Operations Lead in the Clinical Trials Practice. She joined Westat as a clinical research associate supporting the earliest clinical trials in pediatric and maternal HIV funded through NIH. She has served as Project Manager/Director of research studies spanning a wide variety of therapeutic areas in domestic and international settings. In addition to project management, Ms. Driver’s other roles include leading company-wide compliance with good clinical practice (GCP) and optimizing operational best practices. She also provides corporate oversight for Westat’s Quality Assurance Unit.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Driver was a registered nurse caring for HIV-infected patients, as well as a clinical research coordinator for pharmaceutical-sponsored clinical trials in cardiovascular medicine.


MS, Nursing, Pace University

BS, Health Science/ Biology, State University of New York at Cortland