Vice President, Institutional Services
James has over 20 years of experience leading private and academic programs in the healthcare, human subject protections, and lab animal care and use fields. He skillfully manages large operations and technology teams to keep research moving forward. James was previously the vice president of operations and director of technology at another major accredited central IRB and Assistant Director in the Institutional Review Office of the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. He has served on the board of the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) and the steering committee of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI). He has also served as an AAHRPP site visitor. In addition to being on the editorial board of the journal IRB Advisor and the leadership team for the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) Committee on Accreditation, he is a faculty member, mentor, and regular speaker for Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and other industry conferences.