Annie Ly

Annie Ly, BA, MS

Project Administrator, Regulatory Knowledge Support


Ms. Ly supports the RKS core group within the SC CTSI, which is dedicated to improving the quality of clinical trials conducted in academia through innovative approaches to education and training. She supports content development, production, and launch of online self-study modules (remote monitoring addendum, auditing, and FDA site readiness). As part of the implementation science framework, she heads focus group panels to compile feedback from key stakeholders such as clinical research coordinators to update/revise the modules as needed prior to their dissemination. Additionally, she assists with managing the Regulatory Science Research Team, including setting meeting agendas, reviewing student abstracts, posters, and manuscripts, and guiding proposals to secure funding for research projects and student fellowships. She supports the popular day-long symposia on current regulatory topics in clinical and translational science, designed to address the needs of clinical research team members by developing marketing materials as well as compiling and analyzing survey data from symposia attendees.

Contact Information
Mobile: 714-488-1519

Professional Background

Ms. Ly’s professional career includes an internship at Gilead Pharmaceuticals in Regulatory Affairs, where she examined incorporation of patient reported outcomes in the medical product development process and supported the filing of Biologics Licensing Applications. She brings three years of experience as a former Student Research Associate for SC-CTSI, supporting the development of the clinical trial quality training series. She also has multiple years of experience working at the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Emergency Department, private medical offices, Truong Neuroscience Institute D.B.A. and Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Medical Group, where she interacted with clinical research coordinators to inform patients about clinical trial opportunities.

Ms. Ly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Sciences with a minor in English and a Master of Science of Regulatory Science, both from the University of Southern California.


Ms. Ly is a coffee and boba/bubble tea enthusiast who enjoys brunch, trying new foods, and reading fictional works.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.