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Robbin Frnka

Executive Director of Clinical Development and Strategy
Positions & Honors
Contributions to Science
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Originally From:
Dallas, Texas
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Robbin Frnka is Executive Director of Clinical Development & Strategy at Proxima Clinical Research, specializing in oncology clinical trials with an emphasis on early-phase investigational therapies. Throughout her two decades of experience in oncology clinical research in both academic and community settings, Robbin has built research programs and clinical networks across community medical centers and hospital settings. With safety and compliance at the forefront of every trial design, Robbin streamlines operational processes and efficiencies to ensure the safe delivery of investigational drugs in outpatient chemotherapy settings. She has extensive experience in direct industry, cooperative group, and investigator-initiated clinical trials in all phases of the drug development process. Her leadership and unwavering determination to see a vision executed to excellence, comes across in the passion, selflessness, and influence she has in building effective teams that execute relentlessly.


Oklahoma State University: Zoology/Animal Biology: B.S.

Graduate Studies, Oklahoma State University: Genetics/Pharmacology

Positions & Honors

Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas

Executive Director of Clinical Development & Strategy


Mary Crowley Cancer Research Centers, Dallas, Teas

Vice President of Operations


Cour Pharmaceuticals Development Company, Inc., Greater Chicago Area

Head Of Clinical Operations


Dignitana, Dallas, Texas, United States

Vice President of Medical Affairs


PRA Health Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina

Senior Director, Connected Health Solutions and Product Delivery

Senior Director of Country and Site Intelligence- Scientific Affairs

Director, Site Intelligence and Strategic Development - Scientific Affairs


Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida

Executive Director of Clinical Research Services


CTNeT (Statewide Clinical Trials Network of Texas), Dallas, Texas

Director of Operations and Site Support


The US Oncology Network, Houston, Texas

Director of Research Operations

Research Network Operations Manager


UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Manager of Clinical Research-Radiation Oncology


Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Oncology Research Manager

Contributions to Science
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Six Sigma Greenbelt

Oncology Drug Development | Clinical and Site Operations Leadership | Clinical Operations


‒      Clinical Operations

‒      Site Operations

‒      Clinical Monitoring

‒      Project/Program Management

‒      Study Start up

‒      Feasibility

‒      Oncology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Vaccines

‒      Site Identification

‒      Clinical Trials Network Leadership/Management

‒      Decentralized Trials Management

‒      Connected and Mobile Health Technology Solutions and Product Delivery

‒      Business development

‒      Digital Health