Samantha Krebs Joins Pittsburgh-Based Contract Research Organization, Clinical Research Strategies, LLC as Clinical Research Associate

Pittsburgh, PA – June 8, 2023. Clinical Research Strategies, LLC (“CRS”), a Pittsburgh-area-based, US-owned and operated contract research organization (CRO) and executive management consultancy for the life sciences industry is pleased to announce the addition of Samantha Krebs, Clinical Research Associate, to the firm. Ms. Krebs earned a bachelor’s degree in biobehavioral health from Pennsylvania State University (PSU). Ms. Krebs took focused coursework in Clinical Research Practice, Health Promotion II, Anatomy and Physiology II, Chemistry Principles II, Epidemiology, Genetics, Statistics, Research Applications, Diversity and Health, Bioethics, Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Psychology.

Samantha Krebs

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Samantha completed numerous certifications in the research and medical field, including: First Aid & CPR and Mental Health First Aid; CITI Programs Biomedical Human Subject Research (IRB) Course, FDA-Regulated Research, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, Shipping of Regulated Biological Material; and, Professional Development Certification for Center-Based Care (Building Blocks for Quality). Her leadership skills were honed by chairing the 2021-22 THON and coaching club field hockey. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys hiking, fishing, and anything outdoors.

“Samantha had a great start at PSU where they customize learning for clinical research which is remarkable as a head start to transition from a 4-year collegiate program directly to industry with fundamental building blocks already in place,” says Alethea Wieland, CRS President and Founder. CEO, David Link, MBA adds, “We are excited for Samantha to start her career in our firm from my alma mater and it undoubtedly will be rewarding to mentor her for future growth in life sciences.”

About Clinical Research Strategies, LLC:

CRS is a specialty CRO and executive management consulting firm that fits-for-purpose veteran life sciences executives, attorneys, regulatory scientists and strategists, clinical operations, project management, quality assurance engineers, and sales and marketing teams to take on the biggest challenges for start-up, mid-sized, and large life sciences companies, many of whom are developing novel, first-in-class drugs, biologics, diagnostics and medical devices, or software as a medical device (SaMD). Service areas are clinical trials, Functional Service Provider (FSP) models, selection and management of CROs, regulatory compliance strategy and submissions, QMS, EU MDR and GDPR, rescue trials, TMF, risk mitigation and remediation, training high-performing teams, staffing solutions, and decentralized trials.

Indications represented are precision medicine, immuno-oncology, central nervous system, infectious diseases, respiratory diseases, orthopedics, de novo devices, digital health and mobile apps, reproductive health, regenerative medicine, cardiology, major depressive disorder, opioid-sparing pain, cannabis, radiology, and critical care. CRS is a qualified service provider for federal grants.

CRS is an inclusive employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, education, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. CRS does not tolerate censorship, surveillance, bullying, intimidation, retaliation, discrimination, or harassment of any kind.

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Alethea Wieland, President and Founder
Clinical Research Strategies, LLC
+1 724.272.1245


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