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Beth Pultorak, PhD Promoted to Senior Clinical Research Scientist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 30 January 2019 – In December 2018, Beth Pultorak PhD was promoted to the position of Senior Clinical Research Scientist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Beth joined the IMPACT family in June of 2016 as a Clinical Research Scientist. During her time at IMPACT, Beth has authored or contributed to a variety of complex CSRs, submission documents, and projects across multiple therapeutic areas and has earned the respect of her internal reviewers as well as some of our most critical Sponsor reviewers.  Over the past year, she successfully managed a strategic partnership with one of IMPACT’s largest clients. Beth’s eagerness to take on challenging projects, combined with her project management and statistical expertise, make her an excellent addition to any project team.

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Kasturi Puranam, PhD Promoted to Senior Clinical Research Scientist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 22 Jan 2019 – In December 2018, Kasturi Puranam, PhD was promoted to the position of Senior Clinical Research Scientist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Kasturi joined IMPACT in January 2015 as a Clinical Research Scientist. Over the four years that she has been at IMPACT, Kasturi has worked on a variety of documents, from CSRs and protocols to various IND and NDA components.  Kasturi is always up for a challenge and open to writing something new.  Over the years, she has also become our resident expert in everything PK and clinical pharmacology-related, and is now embracing nonclinical and other early drug development writing.  In addition to her writing responsibilities, she also serves as a mentor and senior reviewer for our newer writers and, in this role, has gone above-and-beyond to help our writers succeed and grow.

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IMPACT Announces New Medical Writing Fellowship Program

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 9 November 2018 – IMPACT is pleased to announce our new Medical Writing Fellowship Program, which started 01 May 2018! This program is for professionals looking to gain experience in the medical/regulatory writing field. Fellows are exposed to a variety of regulatory documents related to the clinical development of investigational and marketed drugs and biologics.

This full-time fellowship program runs for approximately 9 months of each year and hosts 2 to 4 fellows per class. Accepted fellows receive a competitive salary and our standard benefit package during their time at IMPACT.

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IMPACT’S Making an IMPACT Initiative Celebrates the First Half of 2018

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 26 July 2018 – In the first half of 2018, IMPACT’s employees continued their generous efforts via the Making an IMPACT (MAI) community service initiative. Together, we held several donation drives for various charities, as well as our annual March Madness fundraiser.

IMPACT Spreads the Love on Valentine’s Day

In February, the MAI team wrote valentines to all our fellow IMPACT colleagues to show how much we appreciate and value the unique contributions of each employee! The MAI team gave personalized notes to every IMPACT employee along with a goodie bag filled with treats.

In addition, the MAI team unveiled The Kindness Calendar: a wall-hanging calendar that contains laminated cards describing acts of kindness. Our particular calendar was designed for IMPACT employees to foster our connection with each other and promote camaraderie.

IMPACT’s 5th Annual March Madness Prizes Go to 3 Worthy Charities

In March, IMPACT hosted our 5th annual March Madness NCAA basketball charity bracket fundraiser! Many thanks to the IMPACT employees, family members, and friends who participated; together we raised $630! Following a matching donation from the MAI team, we were able to donate a total of $1500 to the top 3 charities!

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Kathryn Tworkoski, PhD, RAC Promoted to Senior Clinical Research Scientist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 27 Mar 2018 – In March 2018, Kathryn Tworkoski, PhD, RAC was promoted to the position of Senior Clinical Research Scientist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Kathryn joined the IMPACT family in November of 2014 as a Clinical Research Scientist. During her time at IMPACT, Kathryn has served as a writer in our early phase group, as well as for multiple NDA/BLA submissions, and has earned her Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC). She has been lead writer on a diverse array of complex documents, including INDs, CSRs, IBs, protocols, narratives, submission summary documents, manuscripts, and IMPACT blog posts, across a wide range of therapeutic areas. Kathryn has consistently received positive feedback for the quality of her work and critical assessment of data both internally from her IMPACT colleagues and externally from Sponsors. She has also become a mentor and reviewer to junior writers and has always been willing to lend a helping hand to her colleagues whenever needed.

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