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Kelly D’Arezzo Promoted to Senior Quality Control Specialist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 13 May 2020 – In April 2020, Kelly D’Arezzo was promoted to the position Senior Quality Control Specialist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Kelly joined IMPACT in April of 2019 as a Quality Control (QC) Specialist. Prior to joining IMPACT, Kelly served as a Project Manager at ICON in the Language Services-Translations department, where she managed a variety of projects at different stages within the clinical trial process.
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Dominic Luciano, PhD, Promoted to Senior Clinical Research Scientist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 13 May 2020 – In February 2020, Dominic “Nick” Luciano, PhD was promoted to the position of Senior Clinical Research Scientist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Since joining the company in January of 2017 as a Clinical Research Scientist, Nick has proven himself to be an exemplary team player, a gifted mentor, and a brilliant scientific writer. Prior to joining IMPACT, Nick earned a BS in Biology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Neurobiology from Duke University. As a Clinical Research Scientist, he has authored a multitude of clinical study reports (CSRs) and has experience authoring many types of regulatory documents, including Module 2 clinical summaries for New Drug Application (NDA) submissions, Investigator’s Brochures, clinical protocols, FDA briefing documents, and safety narratives. His work has supported clients across a broad range of therapeutic areas, including neurology, oncology, respiratory disorders, and immunology. Most recently he is serving as the Project Manager for a multi-CSR project for one specific compound.
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Caroline Drucker, PhD, Promoted to Senior Clinical Research Scientist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 13 May 2020 – In February 2020, Caroline Drucker, PhD, was promoted to the position of Senior Clinical Research Scientist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Caroline joined IMPACT in May of 2017 as a Clinical Research Scientist. Within her first year, Caroline quickly became an independent writer known for her reliability, production of high quality documents, problem solving, and professional demeanor. During her time at IMPACT, Caroline has been involved in authoring a variety of challenging and complicated documents, including protocols, Clinical Study Reports (Phase 1 to Phase 3), narratives, Investigator’s Brochure updates, Agency briefing documents, and efficacy focused submission documents across a wide range of therapeutic areas. In addition, Caroline has recently seamlessly taken on the project management of a strategic alliance with one of the company’s largest clients, and she quickly became the “go to” person for both the IMPACT medical writers and the client.
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IMPACT’S Making an IMPACT Initiative Celebrates the Second Half of 2019

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 29 January 2019 – In the second half of 2019, IMPACT’s employees continued their generous efforts via the Making an IMPACT (MAI) community service initiative. Together, we held several donation drives for various causes, as well as our annual Season of Giving and gingerbread house decorating contest for charity.

Backpack Buddies

In July, Lori and Ann teamed up once again to keep the 6th annual Backpack Buddies food drive alive! IMPACT employees donated various food items for children in the surrounding areas.

Backpack Buddies supplies healthy food to area children over the weekend, when school breakfast and lunch aren’t available.

From Kelly Wiley, the warehouse manager: “I wanted to write and thank you and your team for the contribution of 352 pounds of goods for our Backpack Buddies program. This donation will go a long way with feeding hungry kids in our communities. It is organizations like yours that help us do what we do!”

Thanks to everyone for donating to this important cause!

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IMPACT Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Senior Business Executive

Research Triangle Park, NC: November 26, 2019 Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT), a pharmaceutical research and consulting firm located in Research Triangle Park, NC, is pleased to announce that Amanda Derr has joined its team as Senior Vice President (SVP), Business Operations & CFO. Amanda is an accomplished leader in the contract research industry, with more than 20 years of experience across a variety of functions, including business strategy, finance and accounting, HR, quality assurance, legal, technology, and proposals & contracts.

As SVP, Business Operations & CFO, Amanda will be charged with maintaining and developing the infrastructure necessary to support IMPACT as it enters its next phase of growth. She will also be responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships throughout IMPACT and for mentoring leaders across the company.

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