University of Southern Mississippi: Biological Sciences, B.S.

University of North Texas Health Science Center: Biomedical Sciences, M.S.


Sondra Simpson currently serves as a Clinical Project Manager at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc. Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development. 

Sondra has 11 years of clinical research experience working from the site, CRO, and sponsor perspectives. Prior to joining the Proxima team, Sondra was a Project Manager at the CRO MedSource. While at MedSource, Sondra specialized in working with small biotech companies to help deliver several long term neurological studies. In addition, Sondra supported global studies through the study start up phase.

Positions and Honors:

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

MedSource, Raleigh, North Carolina
Project Manager

Clinical Research Associate

XBiotech, Austin, Texas
Clinical Research Associate

University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas
Clinical Research Management Intern

Wood Newmark Enterprises, North Richland Hills, TX
Project Manager

Contributions to Science:

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

  1. Drug for neuroprotection during thrombectomy in stroke
  2. Medical device for treatment of intracranial bifurcation aneurysms
  3. Medical device for liver transplant
  4. Medical device (noninvasive transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation) to enhance upper extremity function
  5. Drug / medical device product for Parkinson’s Disease  
  6. Drug for Parkinson’s Disease (multiple)
  7. Drug for Opioid Addiction (multiple)
  8. Drug for Severe Burn Victims
  9. Drug for Essential Tremor
  10. Drug for Postpartum Depression
  11. Biologic for Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  12. Biologic for Cardiovascular Surgery
  13. Biologic for Colorectal Cancer
  14. Drug for COPD (multiple)
  15. Biologic for Asthma
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Fun Fact:
Sondra has a bulldog that shares her home office space and can frequently be heard snoring in the background.
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