Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith, CCRP, Medical Assistant

Supervisor and Education Specialist, Clinical Trials Unit


Andrea is the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) Supervisor and the Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) Education Specialist.

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Professional Background

Andrea has more than 17 years’ experience in Clinical Research and has been with CHLA since 2008.  She started as a Clinical Research Coordinator, and then worked her way up to become the CTU Supervisor and the CRSO Education Specialist in 2017. She supervises the Clinical Trials Unit and is the go to person for getting studies set-up for services provided by the unit. As the CRSO Education Specialist, she serves as a mentor/coach for research teams and is available for training, consulting services, and providing researcher support for the CHLA clinical research community, including investigators and research staff. 


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