NC CRO Collaborative Career Fair

The inaugural NC CRO Collaborative Career Fair will provide students and job seekers the opportunity to learn more about clinical research careers and network with leading employers.

Meet the speakers

Susan P. Landis

Susan P. Landis serves as the Executive Director for the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. With more than 16,000 members, ACRP is the only non-profit organization solely dedicated to representing, supporting, and advocating for clinical research professionals.

Prior to joining the Association, Susan led Strategic Engagement & Marketing Communications for the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the largest academic research institute in the world. While at Duke, Susan established and led the DCRI Research Communications & Engagement group and created ResearchTogether™, a model for championing patient engagement at every phase in clinical research trials and studies. Susan also served as a study team member on commercial-funded interventional and outcome studies and several large government-funded trials, including the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes program (ECHO), the ABC Science Collaborative, and RADx-UP.

Before joining Duke, Susan worked at Quintiles (now IQVIA) as an executive for the company’s Patient Engagement division. She also managed the company’s branding initiatives and thought leadership program and served as a corporate communications business partner for the company’s business units that represented more than $5 billion and 30,000 employees.

Claudia Dallas

Claudia Dallas is an Account Executive with Actalent, based out of their local Cary, NC office. She has over 7 years of experience working in Talent Solutions supporting Industry and Academic Clients in the local market, and matching tenured, as well as aspiring Clinical Research Professionals with opportunities that allow them to make an impact and grow a rewarding career.





Participating Employers & Academic Programs

DUKE Cancer
Durham Tech
FHI Clinical
UNC School of Pharmacy
UNCW Clinical Research


3:30 p.m. | Check in and networking

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Clinical Research in NC

Welcome | Laura Rowley, Ph.D., Vice President, Life Science Economic Development, North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Why Clinical Research? | Susan P. Landis, Executive Director of Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Key Skills for Clinical Research Professionals | Claudia Dallas, Account Executive at Actalent Services

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Career Fair

  • Learn about clinical research training programs in NC
  • Network with employers
  • Take a professional headshot


15 TW Alexander Dr

Durham, NC 27709

No Cost
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