Melaina is Americas Regional Head of In-Country Study Operations responsible for the delivery of the development clinical studies across therapeutic areas of oncology, neurology and immunolgy. She has over 18 years of experience in clinical operations and passionate about driving innovation to reduce patient and site burden. Driving in her organization process and infrastructue for site and patient engagement to accelerate delivery of our clinical trials. Melaina is also leading the Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for Clinical Trials within the organization with a mission to intergrate stratgies that re-enforce an inclusive mindset in the development framework. Melaina has a strong international and leadership experience having lead teams and project’s in North America, Europe and Asia. Melaina completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Western Ontario and a post graduate program in Clinical Research from Humber College and her Master’s in Health Informatics and Jacksonville University.