Clinical Trial Collaborations Speakers

Stephanie Petrone

Executive Director, Medical Operations

Novartis

Stephanie Petrone is currently the Executive Director of Medical Operations for US Clinical Development & Medical Affairs at Novartis Oncology, and has over 20 years of experience in clinical trial research, operations, strategy and management. In her current role, she is responsible for US Medical Strategic Planning and Clinical Trial Support Operations. Stephanie also supervises the Outsourcing function responsible for collaborations with Contract Research Organizations (CRO’s) in the US Oncology Medical Affairs department. In 2017, Stephanie is leading a cross functional working group to improve diverse patient enrollment and patient engagement in clinical trials and she is heavily involved in clinical trial innovation initiatives.

Stephanie joined Novartis in 2001 from AstraZeneca where she developed, implemented and managed clinical trial programs in oncology and pediatric asthma. Prior to joining AstraZeneca, she spent 5 years at a private Medical Laboratory in various positions supporting their medical laboratory testing business. Stephanie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology from the University of Delaware and is ASCP certified.

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