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Tanya Townsend

Senior Clinical Research Associate
Positions & Honors
Contributions to Science
Additional Information
Originally From:
Panama Rep. of Panama
Fun Fact:
Tanya enjoys leisure travel and mystery movies and books

Ms. Townsend has over 22 years of clinical research experience working as a Clinical Research professional from the CRO and sponsor perspectives.  Over her career, Ms. Townsend has served in many different roles within the clinical research space. She served as a Research Associate, Project Coordinator, Regional Clinical Research Associate and Lead CRA.  Her primary focus has been in the therapeutic area of oncology, spanning over the last 17 years.

Ms. Townsend currently serves as a Senior Clinical Research Associate at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc.  Proxima is a contract research organization focusing on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development. Prior to joining the Proxima team, Tanya served as the Senior Clinical Research Associate for a contract research organization, MedSource where she worked on various oncology studies including; brain, bladder, lung, prostate, and breast  to name a few.  Most recently, she was the lead CRA for two Phase I research trials where she led and contributed to the successful on-time completion of patient enrollment, eCRF review and database lock.    Ms. Townsend earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland in 1998 and became a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRA) in 2004.


University of Maryland: Psychology, B.Sc.

Positions & Honors

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

Ergomed (Formerly Medsource)., Houston, Texas
Senior Clinical Research Associate

Celgene Corporation Summit, New Jersey
Senior Clinical Research Associate

Omnicare Clinical Research, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Senior Clinical Research Associate

I3 Research, Inc., Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Regional Clinical Research Associate

Covance, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey
Clinical Research Associate

Quintiles, Inc., Arlington, Virginia
Project Coordinator
Research Associate

Advantage Human Resourcing Falls Church, Virginia
Administrative Assistant

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia
Office Automation Assistant

Contributions to Science

Ms. Townsend has participated in the monitoring and management of assigned studies and study sites to ensure Sponsor and Investigator obligations were being met and were compliant with applicable regulatory requirements and ICH-GCP principals:

  1. Drug for Glioblastoma / Malignant Glioma  
  2. Drug for Bladder Cancer
  3. Drug for Prostate Cancer
  4. Drug for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  5. Drug for Breast Cancer
  6. Drug for Solid Tumors
  7. Drug for Hypertension
  8. Drug for Hypercholesterolemia
  9. Drug for Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
  10. Drug for Multiple Myeloma
  11. Drug for Diffuse Large B-Cell
  12. Drug for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
  13. Drug for B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  14. Drug for Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  15. Drug for Renal Anemia/End Stage Renal Disease  
  16. Drug for Nosocomial Pneumonia – Hospital Acquired Pneumonia/Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
  17. Drug for Diabetic Gastroparesis
  18. Drug for Pediatric ADHD
  19. Drug for Essential Tremors
  20. Drug for Psoriasis
  21. Drug for Impaired Renal Function
  22. Drug for Impaired Hepatic Function
  23. Drug for Schizophrenia
  24. Drug for Alzheimer's  
  25. Drug for Bipolar Disorder
  26. Drug for Depression and Mania
  27. Drug for Interstitial Lung Disease
  28. Drug for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  29. Drug for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  30. Drug for Bronchitis
  31. Drug for HIV/AIDS
  32. Drug for Discoid Lupus Erythematosus  
  33. Drug for Radiculopathy
  34. Drug for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  35. Medical Device- Cardiac Stent
Additional Information

Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) 2004

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