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IRMC Welcomes Mary Carter as Director of Clinical Research

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Mary Carter, Ph.D.

Vero Beach, FLA (April 19, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) announced the addition of Mary Carter, Ph.D., as the Director of Clinical Research.

Dr. Carter has over 15 years of experience in managing clinical research, working with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and academic researchers. Her experience spans the spectrum from molecular biology to clinical research and global health.  She earned her Ph.D. from the Medical University of Lublin, Poland, her Master of Public Health from Columbia University and her Master of Business Administration from Wagner College, New York City.  And she completed an NIH sabbatical in Clinical Research Management and has been a recipient of NIH grants supporting scientific conferences.

“Mary comes to us with an impressive background with a focus on clinical research,” said Katherine Grichnik, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. “She will be an asset in expanding our program at Indian River Medical Center.”

Prior to her employment with IRMC, Dr. Carter was a consultant for the International Science and Technology Center, organized to support research projects in Eastern Europe. She is a founder of the Sustainable Kidney Care Foundation, bringing in treatment for kidney injury where none exists, most recently in Haiti and sub-Saharan Africa. She has been co-author on more than three dozen publications and has given multiple presentations at national and international conferences.

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