Schlesinger Clinical Research, a leading clinical research and human factors data collection provider, has appointed Jenn Petell as Vice President, Clinical Research, to build high-level strategic relationships in the industry.

Jenn’s remit is to leverage her understanding of core client needs and her talents in creative problem solving and project oversight to help meet the full range of clinical research needs.

Jenn joins Schlesinger Clinical Research with nearly 20 years of experience developing and managing consumer healthcare research strategies and initiatives. Prior to her appointment, Jenn worked with Smarty Pants (a full-service consulting firm), where she served as a Director, and Firefly (a division of Kantar/Millward Brown) where she led qualitative business development and oversaw project management teams as Director of Project Management.

Commenting on her appointment, Jenn said, “Having worked as a client with Schlesinger for over 15 years, I am delighted to bring a researcher perspective to this role. Schlesinger’s proprietary sites, vast participant sourcing capabilities, and robust clinical data-collection and protocols expertise provide a unique offering for researchers looking to streamline their clinical testing.” 

Commenting on the appointment, Shannon Childs, SVP, Strategic Development, said, “The energy Jenn brings to building strategic relationships combined with her significant experience in delighting clients creates a perfect fit to meet client needs wherever they are on their journey in regulated data collection to unlock value and help drive success.”