AVP Clinical Trials, Research and Innovation
MarieElena Cordisco, MA, APRN, NP-C, CCRC is an experienced family nurse practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology and research since 2006. She earned a Master of Arts in Professorial Nursing, Post Masters Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner and Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health. In 2015, Ms. Cordisco became Director of the Office of Clinical Trials at Western Connecticut Health Network. She leads a team of professionals managing clinical trials for three hospitals and 70 outpatient offices in more than a dozen therapeutic areas. As a research leader, Ms. Cordisco has special interest in increasing nurse practitioner-led clinical trials. In 2018, she was invited to join the leadership council for the Society for Clinical Research Sites. She sits on the steering committee for the Joseph L. Belsky Research Day and the inaugural Spark Tank Employee Idea Challenge for her organization.