Mariagrazia Felisi, our Clinical Projects Director & Auditor, delivered an engaging lecture titled “Exploring Contract Research Organizations” at the clinical research workshop organized by the University of Florence’s Placement Office on 6 February 2024.

Boasting an impressive 25 years of hands-on experience in the realm of clinical research, Mariagrazia Felisi was selected as a speaker for her deep understanding and extensive background in the field. As a leader in quality assurance for clinical trials, she shared valuable insights, providing attendees with a comprehensive view of the intricate day-to-day operations within Contract Research Organizations (CROs).

The diverse audience included students who had successfully completed their studies, as well as 4th and 5th-year Pharmacy students, first and second-year Master of Medical Biotechnology students, and Ph.D. students specializing in Medicinal and Innovative Treatments. This mix of participants added a layer of richness to the workshop, fostering an exchange of ideas.

Mariagrazia went beyond merely outlining the services offered by CROs; she also explored the career opportunities available within these organizations. Emphasizing roles such as Clinical Research Associates, Safety Specialists, Data Managers, and Quality Control Auditors, she provided attendees with a nuanced understanding of the specific skills and qualifications essential for success in this fast-paced and evolving field.

Overall, Mariagrazia’s lecture underscored her commitment to nurturing the next generation of clinical research professionals. For more information visit this link:

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