Administrative Director of Research
Gregory A. Folz, CCRP, serves as the Administrative Director for the Research Institute of Deaconess Clinic, located in Southern Indiana. Folz has overseen more than 800 clinical trials in his research career, and successfully secured nearly $180 million in clinical trial grants for physician group practices and hospitals across the US. Recently recognized as a 2018 Top 20 Innovators in the research industry, Folz was a recipient of the Site Innovation Award for the Society for Clinical Research Sites. In 2016, Folz founded Kits4Life, a nonprofit organization to enable the life sciences industry to repurpose surplus clinical trials supplies for humanitarian aid. In addition to serving as a national consultant and speaker on clinical research operations, he currently provides strategic guidance to the Cardiovascular Research Consortium, a national network of research-savvy cardiology practices throughout the US. He has earned a designation of Certified Contract Research Professional, and is active in several industry organizations including SCRS.