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Melissa King

Vice President and Associate Director

Melissa King is a Vice President and Associate Director in Westat’s Clinical Trials Practice, who manages a diverse portfolio of health-related and clinical research studies. She contributes expertise and technical direction to both clinical trials and complex multicenter epidemiology studies, with experience in randomized control trials, pragmatic trials, longitudinal cohort studies, and laboratory and repository studies.

Ms. King and her staff work collaboratively with clients to efficiently design and execute objective-driven research of high scientific integrity. Ms. King provides corporate oversight to the Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance units and plays a critical role in business development.

Ms. King is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB), the Medical Technical Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), and the Drug Information Association (DIA).


MPH, with a concentration in in Epidemiology, University of South Carolina