Sr. Communications Manager
Society for Clinical Research Sites
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ellicott City, MD, June 27, 2019 – Today the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) announced that Jennifer Burgess, executive director of communications and engagement for TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. has joined the organization’s Leadership Council. In this role, Burgess will join other members of the Leadership Council, which includes sites, sponsors, CROs and professional solution providers to help guide SCRS’ strategy to carry out their mission of unifying the voice of the global clinical research site community for greater site sustainability.
With a background in the healthcare and human services fields, Burgess joined TransCelerate in 2015 to lead all organizational communication and global engagement efforts. She works closely with the organization’s leadership to execute strategies focused on sharing information about TransCelerate’s initiatives and engaging in collaborative efforts with industry stakeholders. Burgess has worked closely with SCRS in this capacity through the Site Advocacy Group (SAG) initiative to provide meaningful feedback on TransCelerate’s engagement with sites. TransCelerate’s mission is to collaborate across the global biopharmaceutical R&D community to identify, prioritize, design, and facilitate implementation of solutions designed to drive the efficient, effective, and high-quality delivery of new medicines.
“I am delighted to join the SCRS Leadership Council, and the opportunity to advance SCRS’ great mission,” said Burgess. “TransCelerate and SCRS have been partners from the start. We have enjoyed great successes, and there is more we can do to further our joint mission to the global investigative site community.”
“Jennifer has provided thoughtful guidance for SCRS’ strategy and development as we continue shaping our organization’s future landscape,” shared SCRS president Casey Orvin. “TransCelerate has been a strong supporter of SCRS since our inception in 2012, and we are thrilled to welcome Jennifer to the SCRS leadership council.”
Founded in 2012, SCRS is a global organization that unifies the voice of the clinical research site community to create greater site sustainability. Representing over 9,500 sites in 47 countries, SCRS membership provides sites with a community dedicated to advocacy, education, mentorship and connectivity. SCRS is an influential voice for sites and an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Our Voice. Our Community. Your Success. Join the community. Visit MySCRS.org.