Senior Study Director
Dr. Christine Anderson is a biomedical engineer and project director with 20 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical contract research industry and 18 years of experience in the medical device industry. At Westat, she manages a number of phase I through IV clinical studies for commercial and government clients involving protocol and case report form development; site selection, monitoring, and management; safety reporting; maintenance of the trial master file; IVR systems; data management; biostatistical services; support to data and safety monitoring boards; and preparation of clinical study reports.
In previous work, Dr. Anderson managed pacemaker, defibrillator, muscle, and nerve stimulator development programs from initial design through testing, production, clinical trials, and commercialization. Dr. Anderson has also conducted research in respiratory and spinal cord monitoring. She has served as the technical expert at FDA panel meetings, been an expert witness in company litigation, chaired technical sessions, and written numerous publications.
Selected Publications and Presentations
1.) Tiefenwerth, K., Price, G., and Anderson, C. (2021, May). Site Monitoring and Site Management During Covid-19 – A Contract Research Organization’s Experience (poster). Society for Clinical Trials Annual Meeting, Virtual.
2.) Wolbach, T., and Anderson, C. (2019, May). Expediting new HIV therapy to market through collaboration with a contract research organization (poster). Society for Clinical Trials Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
ME, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
BSE, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University