Michele Welch, RN, MSN, Program Director/Faculty Chair
Michele Welch is currently the director of the regional monitoring organization at Actelion Pharmaceuticals. She has over 20 years’ experience in global pharmaceutical drug development at several large pharmaceutical companies, including AstraZeneca, where she was director of the field-based regional monitoring program and senior director of clinical study management, where she was responsible for management of in-house staff and accountable for the delivery of clinical trials across multiple therapeutic areas. In addition, Michele has held positions as project leader for a new drug application (NDA) submitted drug compound, and trainer in clinical development at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Prior to her career in the pharmaceutical industry, she practiced as an RN in various clinical agencies and taught nursing in academia. She received her BSN from the University of Delaware and her MSN from the University of Pennsylvania.
Instructors in the Clinical Trials Management Certificate and their teaching specialties include: