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Alexandra joined the Trials Management team in September 2018 as a Senior Trials Assistant. She now has an active role across a variety of studies.
Alex’s main responsibility is helping to manage the Workwell trial. The role requires Alex to process the randomisation of participants, produce monthly reports and coordinate with the data management team to ensure all data is collected in line with the protocol.
Alex has also been involved in the set-up of the Improvise study where she has developed CRFs, user manuals and the Trial Master File. Alex has organised and provided training to the site staff on their roles in the study and good research practice. Her role on this study also includes travel overseas to India for monitoring purposes. Ongoing responsibilities involve central monitoring, day to day management of the study and collating screening and recruitment data.
In addition, Alex is also currently working on the Convince trial, performing on site monitoring and assisting with the day to day management of the trial.
Recently Alex has had an active role in the setup of the Commits study. This has included the costing of the study for the SoECAT and reviewing study documents in preparation for the ethics submission.
Alexandra graduated from Lancaster University in 2017 with a First Class MSc in Natural Sciences. Prior to her role at the LCTU, she worked in Early Phase Clinical Trials in Manchester, carrying out both clinical and study coordination duties and most of Alexandra's experience was gained working on First in Man CTIMPs.
WORKWELL: development and evaluation of a Work retention programme for employed people with Inflammatory Arthritis
CONVINCE: Colchicine for prevention of Vascular Inflammation in Non-CardioEmbolic stroke
COMMITS: Confirming the Mechanism of Motivational Interviewing Therapy after Stroke