Senior Director of Program Management
Shirley is Senior Director of Program Management. She is passionate about being part of ambitious pioneering teams who are willing to pursue opportunities to develop disease modifying treatments and effective therapies of diseases for which there are limited options. Shirley brings 20 years of project management experience and success in a broad range of projects including early development in CNS, multicenter global projects, first in human studies, recruitment of rare populations, and disease relevant biomarkers. Shirley will oversee the transition of discovery projects into clinical trials.
Shirley was Director of Clinical Operations at XingImaging LLC. Prior to that role, she held several project managements positions of increasing responsibility at Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders/Molecular NeuroImaging, a firm in which she worked for more than 10 years. In addition, Shirley was the global program manager for the landmark Parkinson’s Progression Marker Initiative (PPMI). She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with an MBA in Finance from Quinnipiac University School of Business and a BS in Biology from ECSU.