David S. Herron
President & Chief Executive Officer, Bioclinica
As President & Chief Executive Officer, David Herron is the driving force behind Bioclinica’s unique offering of scientific, medical and regulatory expertise combined with superior technology. Through his leadership, the Company is increasingly recognized as the global leading provider of transformative and value-enhanced solutions within the highly complex and ever-evolving regulatory environment. With more than 10 years' of experience at Bioclinica, David has led the Medical Imaging business since 2014 with a focus on operational excellence and process efficiency. During his tenure, David integrated three competing companies into one cohesive service offering, forming the world’s largest independent provider of medical imaging services for clinical trials. In 2017, David assumed responsibility for Bioclinica eHealth technology, immediately creating new synergies leveraging the Company’s multi-faceted capabilities. As CEO, his oversight extends to Bioclinica Research, a network of investigator sites, as well as the Patient Recruitment business. Throughout his 25-year career, David has held positions of increasing responsibility in a variety of technology–enabled healthcare industries including clinical research organizations, centralized imaging laboratories, healthcare information technologies, managed care, managed pharmacy, and international consulting firms. David’s healthcare experience follows a distinguished military career where he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and the Adjutant General Corps, USA. He was awarded three combat service medals during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. David received a Bachelor's degree with honors from Lipscomb University, in partnership with Vanderbilt University.
President, Global Clinical Research
Elizabeth Edwards, President, Global Clinical Research and a member of Bioclinica’s executive management team, leads a multi-faceted organization comprising the Bioclinica Research Network with a geographic footprint spanning the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia, as well as the Company’s Patient Recruitment and Post-Approval Research business. As an accomplished executive in end-to-end pharmaceutical research and development, Elizabeth is well-equipped for the role. She has extensive scientific and clinical experience and has contributed substantially to numerous drug approvals within Oncology, Musculoskeletal, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Immunology, and other therapeutic areas. Prior to joining Bioclinica, Elizabeth was with global contract research organization Chiltern International where she played a key role in advancing the clinical research of oncology biopharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. While there, as senior vice president of Oncology for project management and clinical operations in Europe and North America, she coordinated and led a 1,000+ member team, including Oncology directors of project management, project managers, clinical trial leaders, and clinical trial associates spread across 47 countries. At Chiltern she achieved significant growth and operational excellence for North America and Europe. Earlier, Elizabeth was with Novella Clinical where she was executive vice president of global operations, and managing director of Europe during which time she led an international team of clinical staff and increased sustainable global field productivity by 30 percent. Prior to this, Elizabeth founded and managed a successful private clinical development consulting firm, Edwards Pharmaceutical Research, where she managed successful drug development for biotech companies by orchestrating new drug filing strategies and clinical development processes. Preceding this, Elizabeth was senior director in clinical development for Inspire Pharmaceuticals, primarily responsible for delivery of their Cystic Fibrosis programs. Early in her career, Elizabeth was a clinical research scientist assigned to GSK studies in the areas of Oncology, Rheumatology, Immunology, Gastroenterology, Pain and Urology. Elizabeth has a Bachelor’s degree in Pre-Medicine, Psychology from the University of Virginia.