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Renee Smith

Associate Vice President, Global Quality & Education

Smith joined Sarah Cannon in 2005 and serves as the senior director of global quality and education. She oversees the quality training and education programs for Sarah Cannon. In her role, she develops and implements quality and compliance programs for the Sarah Cannon blood cancer service line, Sarah Cannon Research Institute sponsored trials, and managed investigative sites, as well as CRO operations with SCRI Development Innovations. Smith also created Sarah Cannon's corporate training department that oversees all new employee and ongoing training requirements for staff.

Smith received her undergraduate from Purdue University with a degree in Health Sciences and then pursued certification in Medical Technology (MT, ASCP). She has prior healthcare experience in a hospital setting, then transitioned to supporting multiple government contracts with the Department of Defense (DOD), specifically with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Naval Medical Research Institute (NMRI) and the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) prior to her career in clinical research.