Director,Global Data Operations, Bristol Myers Squibb
Elsie has a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and a Master’s degree in Public Health.
She started with Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1991 as Supervisor of Case Report Form imaging and data entry in the Biostatistics and Data Management department. She created and managed the company’s first central randomization group for phase I-III clinical trials. She then expanded her team to include the Medical Encoding group, the Forms Design group, and the Central Laboratory data group.
Later, as Associate Director for the Data Operations department, Elsie led a global staff for all Case Report Form Processing functions including imaging, data entry, database auditing, records management, long term document archiving, and file preparation for electronic submissions to the FDA.
Currently, as Director for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Data Operations department, Elsie leads both a global Case Report Form Processing team and a Study Files Document Management team. Most recently, she has become the company liaison for operationalizing ePRO at BMS.
In addition, Elsie leads the company’s transition team in 11 functional areas of Global Clinical Development, further extending the company’s global footprint for data handling capabilities around the world -- from North America, to Europe, to India.
In her spare time, Elsie was recently elected President of Altrusa International of Central Connecticut, Inc., a professional women’s volunteer organization.
- Outlining ePRO methods and the problems associated with them to determine the most efficient data recording system depending on the type of the trial 14:00, Wed, 6 Mar 2013