Nicole Stansbury

Nicole Stansbury joined Premier Research in May 2023 as the Senior Vice President and Head of Global Clinical Operations. Prior to joining Premier, Nicole spent 25 years in the CRO industry where she served in leadership roles including Global Head of Clinical Trial Management, Global Head of Central Monitoring, and Head of Global Clinical Performance, a team responsible for SOPs, metrics, training, clinical systems, and clinical quality. Nicole’s 30 years of industry experience has included positions at the site level and other CRO roles such as CRA and Project Manager.

Nicole’s therapeutic experience has primarily been in Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Urology and Women’s Health; however, Nicole has leadership experience overseeing trials in Oncology, Neuroscience and General Medicine.

Nicole has a Bachelor’s in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and has a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. Nicole has served as Co-Lead for the Association of Clinical Research Organization’s (ACRO) Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) Working Group since 2014 where she works with TransCelerate and global regulatory authorities on driving RBM adoption in the industry.

Nicole is a member of PhUSE, collaborates regularly in industry publications, and is a frequent presenter and panelist at SCOPE, DIA, and other industry conferences.