WILMINGTON, N.C., (May 18, 2016) – Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced that PPD researchers earned the PharmaTimes International Clinical Team of the Year honor in the 2016 competition.
The award, presented at the International Clinical Researcher of the Year Awards in London on May 12, was a culmination of a demanding series of challenges, including presentations before a panel of experienced industry judges.
The industry recognition demonstrates the high caliber of PPD’s clinical research associates and clinical team managers, and PPD’s award-winning training and development programs, such as the Virtual Clinical Foundations Program 2.0, which help to prepare research professionals for successful clinical trial monitoring and to deliver performance, quality and value to clients and their studies.
“PPD’s clinical researchers embody the utmost professionalism and competence to achieve this industry recognition,” said Roger Newbery, senior vice president of clinical management for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for PPD. “We congratulate them on this achievement and recognize the talent, success and dedication our clinical researchers bring to all of our clients and their research programs.”
The PPD researchers were selected as the top performing team from among finalists in a rigorous, three-stage competition. The event was created in 1999 to provide clinical research professionals an opportunity to benchmark their professional skills against their peers in a program of competency-based exercises developed through cross-industry collaboration.
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 46 countries and more than 15,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.
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