Director of Clinical Research

Joan brings nearly 30 years of clinical research experience and a passion for quality to BRIGHT. She has worked for a variety of organizations ranging from start-ups to multi-national corporations, including an eight-year stint at Medtronic. Joan is an expert in clinical operations management, report writing, protocol and case report development, data management, monitoring, risk assessment, and audit preparation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from St. Cloud State University and an MBA from Baker University. Joan is a food and wine aficionado and enjoys using her Wine Professional Certificate to create gourmet food and wine pairings for friends and family.