Ever since I was a child, I wanted to be a nurse. During the 17 years I worked at the bedside as a registered nurse, and further specializing as a pediatric nurse, I never imagined having a career in clinical research. Well, that is exactly what happened.
I am the only certified nephrology research nurse in the state of West Virginia. I have been involved in nephrology research since June 2000, and have had the opportunity to see many new therapies get approved for patients with chronic kidney disease, as well as end stage kidney disease.
Benchmark Research is a thought leader known throughout the vaccine industry. This, above all, is the thing that makes me the proudest.
Working as part of the design team for a first-of-its-kind rapid, robust C4/CD4% enumeration system, I had the opportunity to travel to decentralized clinics in HIV & AIDS endemic regions to train local health workers, perform product evaluations, and troubleshoot testing protocols.