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Elaina Howard, PhD, RAC Promoted to Senior Clinical Research Scientist

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC: 16 December 2015 – In November 2015, Elaina Howard, PhD, RAC was promoted to the position of Senior Clinical Research Scientist at Impact Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (IMPACT).

Since joining the IMPACT family in August of 2011, Elaina has played a vital role in the successful growth of the company as well as the development of the company’s collaborative work culture. In the role of Senior Clinical Research Scientist, Elaina provides a wide range of services for IMPACT’s clients, including authoring various types of regulatory documents (eg, clinical study reports, study protocols, Agency briefing documents) and serving as the Project Manager for one of the company’s largest clients. In addition to providing top-notch consulting services, Elaina works closely with the company’s Associate Director of Corporate Communications in advancing IMPACT’s internal initiative in becoming well‑recognized within various social media outlets, in particular LinkedIn® and Twitter®.

“Elaina’s promotion to a Senior Clinical Research Scientist is reflective of the fact that she has developed into an experienced, trusted professional who provides the type of high-quality client services for which IMPACT is known”, said Tim Garver, IMPACT Executive Vice President and COO. “The remarkable growth of our company and the establishment of a reputation we are so proud of is the result of the dedication and work ethic that team members like Elaina display on a daily basis. Elaina not only provides her clients with a superior work product, but she also diligently strives to establish trusting and long-lasting relationships with them, which is imperative for the growth of our organization. In addition, Elaina has played a key role in shaping our company culture – those who work with Elaina have come to expect from her a simultaneous blend of professionalism and kindness. Finally, although we keep Elaina quite busy with project work, she still finds the time to help advance company initiatives such as helping us develop a greater presence in social media channels.”

IMPACT is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Research Triangle Park, NC. Our team consists of drug development professionals who specialize in medical writing and quality control, drug development consulting, regulatory affairs, regulatory operations, project and program management, and early phase clinical trial management.

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