Director of Operations
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP)
Kate Vulakovich is Director of Operations at AAHRPP. Ms. Vulakovich oversees accreditation operations, and provides process support for organizations, site visitors, and members of the Council on Accreditation. Prior to joining AAHRPP in 2017, she spent over a decade in academia in research administration where she conducted and provided research support for researchers conducting high risk clinical research in the perioperative setting. She managed and directed a large clinical trials program that spanned several academic departments with a large portfolio of sponsored research studies, including both federally funded research and industry sponsored clinical trials. In addition, she routinely conducted a variety of quality assurance projects within a hospital enterprise. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh and is certified by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) as a certified clinical research professional. Ms. Vulakovich has co-authored and published several articles in peer reviewed journals.
Tuesday, November 19
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM