Abhijit Damre, Ph. D is a Clinical research professional with over 21 years of experience in major global CROs like Quintiles, PPD, Parexel, SIRO. He started his career as a Clinical Research Associate and worked his way up to manage Operations, Project Managers and other global functions.
Dr. Damre led a global Investigator Payments function at Parexel responsible for the strategy and planning. He has also managed a team of regional and global project managers at Quintiles where he was responsible for monthly project review meetings, client management, mentoring and developing project managers. He has setup centralized teams and ensured right staff is in place to manage the delivery, service level agreements and other KRAs. He himself has managed and led projects in Oncology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Respiratory and Infectious Disease, Gastroenterology etc. In his current role as Vice President, Clinical Development Services Dr. Damre is responsible for developing clinical operations, data management, biostatistics, medical monitoring and medical writing functions besides strategic planning and contributing to business development.
Dr. Damre has worked as faculty for clinical research courses and is on the referee panel for Master of Pharmacy, Ph. D courses of various universities. He completed his Ph. D from The Bombay College of Pharmacy, University of Mumbai and was instrumental in managing the industry sponsored pre-clinical and clinical projects at the institute.