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Kenneth Getz
Senior Reseach Fellow at Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development Tufts University, USA


Kenneth A. Getz is the Director of Sponsored Research and an associate professor at the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University School of Medicine where he conducts research focusing on drug development management strategies and tactics; protocol design practices; and global outsourcing, investigative site and patient recruitment practices and policies.  He is also the chairman of CISCRP – a nonprofit organization that he founded to educate and raise public and patient awareness of the clinical research enterprise.  A well-known speaker at conferences, symposia, universities, investor meetings and corporations, Ken has published extensively in peer-review journals, books and in the trade press and writes a bi-monthly column nominated for a Neal Award in Applied Clinical Trials. He holds a number of board appointments in the private and public sectors including WCG and ORA and serves on the editorial boards of Pharmaceutical Medicine and Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science.  Ken received an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brandeis University.  Ken is the founder of CenterWatch, a leading publisher in the clinical trials industry.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

  • Benchmarking the vendor qualification process

  • Mapping the drug development operating environment’s future state