MS, Senior Vice President, Business Operations
Total Clinical Trial Management
A clinical research veteran with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the support of clinical trials, Melynda Geurts, M.S. joined Total Clinical Trial Management (TCTM) in 2018 from DAC Patient Recruitment Services, an Imperial Clinical Research Services division, where she served as the vice president of clinical operations. In addition, Melynda held the position of Chief Operating Officer with D. Anderson & Company, an early innovator in centralized, global patient recruitment services for 13 years. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing the execution of global recruitment and retention programs across Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific regions.
Melynda serves as senior vice president of business operations for TCTM. She is responsible for developing strategy to maintain TCTM’s relevance and competitive position within the market, generating and securing business opportunities, and overseeing the company’s clinical operations team and patient recruitment services offerings.
Melynda’s varied experience in clinical research includes leadership of clinical operations teams, development and execution of global patient recruitment and retention programs, evaluation of organizations within the industry for acquisition to grow service offerings and international representation through speaking engagements.
Melynda is TCTM’s global impact partner representative for the Society of Clinical Research Sites. She has served as a past member of the Drug Information Association and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She is a past recipient of the PharmaVoice Top 100 of the Most Inspiring People as Commanders and Chief, and she is a contributing author to A Guide to Patient Recruitment and Retention, A Guide to Patient Recruitment: Today’s Best Practices and Proven Strategies, and Global Issues in Patient Recruitment and Retention in addition to numerous publications focused on patient recruitment.
Melynda earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Texas Woman’s University at Denton and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Texas Woman’s University at the Health Science Center in Dallas.