Joan brings over 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 study management, report writing, protocol and case report development, data management, monitoring, risk assessment, and audit preparation. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from St. Cloud State University and her 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.