Lance Nickens is the President and founder of The Patient Recruiting Agency™ (TPRA), a full-service global patient recruiting and retention organization supporting Investigators, CROs, and Sponsors.
Mr. Nickens holds a B.A. in marketing from the University of Texas-Austin and has over 20 years of advertising and marketing experience, specifically in patient recruiting and retention for clinical trials.
TPRA’s strategic focus is derived from Mr. Nickens’ creative energy, client orientation, drive for accountability, and passion for creating and developing unique technological solutions. Mr. Nickens’ commitment and hands-on approach to developing specialized and efficient solutions to patient recruitment and retention challenges has strategically aligned TPRA as an integral benchmark provider of global recruitment and retention services.
Since 1999, Mr. Nickens and TPRA has enrolled over 10,000 patients for more than 150 different healthy, disease-specific, rare, and hard-to-reach indications seeking males and female patients of all ages and races in multiple languages and countries.