Lynne Quinn, Operations Manager
Exeter Clinical Trials Unit Seminar: The value of theoretically informed and methodologically rigorous qualitative process evaluation – more than barriers and facilitators
15th May 2018, 12.30-1.30pm, G25, University of Exeter Medical School, Heavitree Rd, Exeter EX1 2LU
New Operations Manager
Exeter Clinical Trials Unit welcomes Lynne Quinn as our new Operations Manager. Lynn began working with us on the 16th April.
After graduating with a BSc in Applied Economics Lynne started her career in investment banking for Standard Life Investments. She also worked in her early career as an independent advisor and consultant advising on governance, risk and finance to SMEs.
For the last eight years Lynne has worked with Frontier Science (Scotland) Limited, a clinical trials charity, as part of the senior management team. FSS is a subsidiary of Frontier Science Foundation, a US not for profit organisation. Over the years she has been responsible for developing many functions within the charity and has extensive experience in clinical trials in finance, administration, information technology and advising on quality assurance. She served as the data protection officer for FSS and has been involved in many large multicentre studies such as the HERA and ALTTO trials, both involving the use of Herceptin in early stage breast cancer.
Exeter Clinical Trials Unit Seminar: The effect of MElatonin on Depressive symptoms and Anxiety in patients after acute coronary syndrome: the MEDACIS trial
This seminar took place on 15th March 2018, 11am-12.00pm at G25, University of Exeter, Heavitree Rd, Exeter EX1 2LU
Speaker: Dr Michael Tvilling Madsen, Center for Surgical Science, Department of Surgery, Zealand University Hospital. More information
Exeter Clinical Trials Support Network - event 13
This network event took place on June 7th, 2017 and was organised for people involved in clinical trials.
Download slides from the event
Download Clinical trial Data Programming & Management presentation
Dr Shelley Rhodes joins the UKTMN Working Group and training specific sub-group.
The UK Trial Managers Network (UKTMN) facilitates the development of a well-trained, highly motivated, effective workforce of Trial Managers within the UK health care system who contribute to the efficient delivery of high quality clinical trials. It provides a forum which promotes best practice in effective management and delivery of clinical trials, and provides a focus for the professional accreditation of the competencies required to effectively manage a clinical trial, thereby developing a career pathway for Trial Managers. UKTMN also seeks to promote a shared understanding of the role and value of effective trial management within clinical research.
For more information visit the UKTMN website
Dr Shelley Rhodes Invited to participate in Performance Metrics in Multicentre Clinical Trials consensus workshop (Nottingham, 28.9.17)
This is an NIHR CTU supported project aiming to improve the conduct and efficiency of large multicentre trials by reaching consensus on a standardised set of performance metrics for the management, reporting and tracking of site performance in multicentre trials and by developing a standardised tool for presenting the metrics to Trial Managers, Trial Management Groups and Trial Steering Committees.
25th April 2017, 4pm until 5pm - Research Innovation Learning & Development (RILD) Lecture Theatre, Barrack Rd, Exeter
(Tea/coffee available from 3.30pm)
Speaker: Prof Shaun Treweek, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Aberdeen
Seminar: Developing appropriate evaluation pathways for complex invasive therapies: A surgeon's perspective
A joint Institute of Health Research & Exeter CTU Seminar was held on February 20, 2017
Speaker: Professor Peter McCulloch, Professor of Surgical Science & Practice, University of Oxford
21st February 2017, 10.30am - JS07 Smeall Building, St Luke's Campus
This network event was organised for people involved in clinical trials
Download notes from Greg Simpson's presentation: Data Management: The New Frontier for Libraries
10th February 2017, 1pm till 2pm - Research Innovation Learning & Development (RILD) Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Professor Sam Eldabe, Consultant Anaesthetist, James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough and Honorary Clinical Professor of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Exeter University Medical School
All staff and students welcome.
Exeter Clinical Trials Unit Launch
View presentation slides from the ExeCTU launch event on 1 November 2016:
- Download PowerPoint presentation - Professor Rod Taylor, Director of Exeter Clinical Trials Unit
- Download PowerPoint presentation - Professor Julia Brown, Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds