Education:

Burlington County Community College: General/Liberal Studies

Drexel University College of Medicine: Medical Technology, A.S.

Drexel University College of Medicine: Biomedical Sciences, B.S.

About:

Christopher LaRosa is a Clinical Data Associate at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc.  Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development.

He has over 20 years of experience working in the scientific community. Prior to joining Proxima, Christopher spent 7 years as a medical research associate in 1 of the only 2 laboratories worldwide studying human lung mast cell as a primary scientific model.

Much of Christopher's experience in data management comes from his extensive experience in Pennsylvania's academic & research institutions. At Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, he was the only Blood & Marrow Transplant Program Database Manager. At the Hospital-University of Pennsylvania’s Scheie Eye Institute, Christopher worked alongside & performed CRC tasks first-hand.

Mr. LaRosa received a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Drexel University College of Medicine.

Positions and Honors:

Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Clinical Data Associate

ICON GPHS, Gaithersburg, MD
Senior Clinical Data Coordinator

Advanced Clinical, Deerfield, IL
Senior Clinical Data Coordinator

WCCT Global, Cypress, CA
Clinical Data Manager

ExecuPharm Inc., King of Prussia, PA
Lab Data Coordinator/Clinical Study Support  

Akers Biosciences, Inc., Thorofare, New Jersey
Biomedical Device R & D Lab Associate

University of Pennsylvania - The Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Data Manager

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Database Administrator

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Research Database Coordinator

Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Pulmonary Research Assistant II

Contributions to Science:

Mr. LaRosa has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:

  1. Isolating PBMC’s for the use in genomic experimentation for a children’s hospital
  2. Assisted in the creation of a breathalyzer ketone sensing apparatus(hand-held)  

Therapeutic Areas (Data management & Medical Lab Research)

  1. Blood & Marrow Oncology (AML, CML, MM, etc.)
  2. Ophthalmology
  3. Prostate Cancer
  4. Diabetes
  5. Asthma/Allergy
  6. Solid Tumor
  7. Pediatric Diseases/Disorders
  8. HIV (CLIA Certified)
Additional Information:
OriginallY From:
New Jersey
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