Clinical Staff

Lawrence Chen

LEAD CLINICAL TRIAL COORDINATOR

Lawrence is a graduate of UMBC with a bachelor of arts in Psychology. He has worked in the clinical research industry for 4+ years. He started as a research associate in a phase 1 clinic and has since worked in all aspects of clinical research from coordinating to regulatory document management. He is currently undertaking his Masters degree in Regulatory Science at the UMD School of Pharmacy.

Jaeyoung Lee

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Jae is a graduate of Davidson College with a bachelor of science degree in biology. His undergraduate research includes population studies of the red spotted newt in North Carolina as well as in vitro studies regarding the cytotoxicity of hookah tobacco smoke on alveolar tissue. Since joining our research staff in July 2017, Jae has worked as a research assistant and trial coordinator in over 30 diabetes related clinical trials.

Nancy Nguyen

CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Nancy is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Public Health Science. Her undergraduate research includes clinical psychological studies in adolescent social anxiety and parent-adolescent relationships. She joined our research staff in May 2018.

Kumud Sood, RD

RESEARCH CENTER DIETITIAN

Kumud Sood, R.D. is the research center dietitian. She has a Masters degree in Food and Nutrition, and has over 26 years of clinical experience. Kumud provides individualized counseling with the goal of making healthy lifestyle changes.