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Industry Experience

Agreement Associate, Partners Clinical Research Office

Partners Healthcare

Heather is highly experienced in the management of various clinical and research agreements within complex organizational settings and supporting diverse groups of researchers. She is an accomplished negotiator, who skillfully drafts master services, consulting, clinical study and related support agreements. Heather also brings practical, yet unique, perspective to her work evolving from years of experience in a major health care and research institution.

Heather is also the chair of Faber’s Educational and Cultural Events Programming Subcommittee.

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Partners HealthCare

Agreement Associate, Partners Clinical Research Office

  • Supported academic research across the Partners hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, McLean, Newton Wellesley Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Center
  • Drafted and negotiated clinical research agreements for a variety of studies

Undergraduate degree in biochemistry

Engaged in clinical research and performed basic research in organic chemistry, as well as molecular and cancer biology

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  • Drafted custom templates and provided support for clinical trials in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia
  • Negotiated service agreements with CROs/service providers for clinical and preclinical studies in the United States and Europe

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Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • ‍Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • ‍Providence College, B.S., Biochemistry, cum laude