Education:

Blessing Hospital School of Radiology: Radiologic Technology, ARRT

John Wood Community College: Applied Science, AAS

About:

Kristen is a Clinical Project Manager at Proxima Clinical Research, a contract research organization that serves the emerging drug and medical device industries. 

Over her career, Kristen has served the medical community in a variety of roles. She started her career in the hospital setting within radiology as a CT and MRI technologist involved in routine imaging, interventional procedures and trauma. She then moved into the clinical research industry and has managed projects at a CRO, central laboratory and home trial service company. She has had the opportunity to work in a variety of indications and phases within device and drug.  

Kristen received an Associates in Applied Science after becoming a Registered Radiologic Technologist.  She then went on to obtain registered certifications in Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  

Positions and Honors:

Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Clinical Project Manager

Firma Clinical Research, Chicago, Illinois
Project Manager

Covance Central Laboratory/LabCorp, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sr. Global Study Manager

Prairie Education & Research Cooperative, Springfield, Illinois
Clinical Project Manager/In-house Clinical Research Associate

Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois
CT/MRI Technologist

Contributions to Science:

Ms. Boylen has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases: Device – PAD (Phase III/IV), Hypertension (Phase I)
  2. Infectious Disease: HIV/AIDS; Hepatitis
  3. Endocrine System Diseases: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 (Phase II)
  4. Nervous System: Friedreich Ataxia (Phase I), ALS (Phase II/III)
  5. Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases: Hemophilia A (Phase II), Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal (Phase II)
  6. Respiratory Tract Diseases: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (Phase I)
  7. Musculoskeletal Diseases: Rheumatoid Arthritis (Phase III)
  8. Neoplasms: Breast Neoplasms (Phase I), Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma (Phase I), Lymphoma B-Cell (Phase I), Lymphoma, T-Cell (Phase III), Hodgkin Disease (Phase II), Advanced Solid Tumors (Phase I)
  9. Neurological: Parkinsons’s Disease (Phase III/III OLE), Focal Onset Seizures (Phase II)
Additional Information:
OriginallY From:
Central Illinois
Fun Fact:
I am an adventurist at heart and have always wanted to go skydiving ever since I was a child because our local airport used to put on a skydiving convention every year.
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