People and Business News — 12/20

The latest happenings of the industry in the past month.

People news

Worldwide Clinical Trials announced the appointment of Clare Wallis as Senior Vice President, Oncology.

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. announced the appointment of Isaac Rodriguez-Chavez, PhD, MHS, MS, as Senior Vice President, Scientific and Clinical Affairs.

Illingworth Research Group has chosen Chris Wells as the new director of their PatientGO patient concierge services.

Trialbee AB announced that Matt Walz has been named as Chief Executive Officer to coincide with the appointment of Lollo Eriksson as Chief Strategy Officer.

Business news

SGS announced the recruitment of participants in the US who will be taking part in a multinational trial of a potential drug candidate for those suffering with COVID-19 related respiratory failure.

Parexel, Rho, and THREAD have all joined the Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance.

WorldQuant Predictive has joined The Pistoia Alliance.

McKesson Ventures invested in Clinical Ink.

CluePoints opened a new office in Tokyo.

Oracle announced that the Centers for Disease Control is using their National Electronic Health Records Cloud and Public Health Management Applications Suite to manage the COVID-19 vaccination programs in the US.