Lynnette Etzel

Pharmaceutical professional with over 20 years of experience in clinical research, operations, outsourcing and vendor relationship management. Diverse experience in multiple therapeutic areas and various clinical trial phases. Experience leading large cross functional teams and developing supplier governance models.

Associate Director at Merck & Co., Inc. in the Portfolio Sourcing and Relationship Management group within Global Clinical Trial Operations. Currently manages Strategic Functional Service Providers within eight Clinical Development Business Units (areas have included Statistics, Regulatory, Data Management, Global Clinical Monitoring, Clinical Sciences, Medical Writing and Clinical Trial Operations). Began my career as a Study Coordinator for the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Earned a Masters of Public Health from DREXEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (formerly MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY), Philadelphia, PA and a duel Bachelor’s degree from Villanova University.