DCRI Leadership

DCRI Leadership

Physicians, Researchers, and Operational Experts

Seeing things from different perspectives, and agreeing on the right way forward. Building new ideas individually, and making them work collaboratively. Finding data for a diversity of challenges, and sharing them to accelerate new solutions. This is the work of everyone at the DCRI — a team of renowned faculty leaders, researchers, and experienced operational experts coming together to follow a singular pursuit: improving outcomes for patients around the world through innovative clinical research.

Senior Management Team

Lesley H. Curtis, PhD

Chair and Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine
Interim Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute

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Daniel K. Benjamin, Jr., MD, PhD, MPH

DCRI Faculty Associate Director
Kiser-Arena Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Principal Investigator and Chair of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s Pediatric Trials Network

Lisa Berdan

Lisa Berdan

Director, Global Outcomes Commercial Megatrials

Nicole Hedrick

Nicole Hedrick

Chief Human Resources Officer

Susan Landis

Susan P. Landis

Head of Strategic Communications

Baljit Samra

Baljit (Boo) Samra

Chief Operating Officer

Aimee L. Turner

Chief Financial Officer

Operations and Management Team

Lisa Berdan

Lisa Berdan

Director, Global Outcomes Commercial Megatrials

Pamela Buchholz

Senior Director, Clinical Trials Domain

Beth Fraulo

Elizabeth Fraulo

Senior Director, Health Services Research

Linda Gala

Director, Operational Excellence

Silvana Lawvere

Associate Director, Clinical Trials Statistics

Brian McCourt

Brian McCourt

Senior Director, Technology & Data Solutions

Suzanne Pfeifer

Suzanne Pfeifer, MPH

Director, Business Development and Contracts Management

Baljit Samra

Baljit (Boo) Samra

Chief Operating Officer