Andrea Fenton Abbs

Andrea Fenton Abbs

Chief Executive Officer, Founder Andrea founded BRIGHT Research Partners to provide companies with a refreshing alternative for their clinical research needs. Andrea has over 25 years of experience leading studies for large multi-national companies, start-ups, and...
Melissa Ingram, PhD

Melissa Ingram, PhD

Director of Clinical Research Melissa has more than 15 years of research experience, in both academia and industry, and is interested in translating science into products that improve lives. She attended the University of Minnesota, where she obtained a Bachelor of...
Marit Slawson

Marit Slawson

Director of Project Planning & Analysis Marit has a strong background in project management and quality assurance, including various senior engineering roles and product development and clinical study project management at St. Jude Medical (now Abbott). She...
Kathryn Evans Cizio, CCRP

Kathryn Evans Cizio, CCRP

Project Manager Kathryn brings 10 years of clinical and project management experience to BRIGHT. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in health promotion and health disparities from the University of Northern Iowa. After starting her career as an oncology clinical...
Noelle Hadley, MS

Noelle Hadley, MS

Biostatistician  Noelle earned her Master’s degree in biostatistics from Tulane University and began her career in medical research, specifically organ transplantation and survival analyses. She is passionate about making statistics accessible to all, an interest that...