Deanne is a Medical Scientist who has specialised in Clinical Research. After completing a Bachelor of Science in 2008, Deanne worked at St George Hospital as a Clinical Research Manager in Orthopaedics. Deanne joined Optimus Clinical Research in 2010 as a Senior Research Consultant.
After completing her Masters of Clinical Trials Research from Sydney University in 2012, Deanne worked at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research as a Senior Research Officer whilst starting her PhD candidature at UNSW Australia Faculty of Medicine in 2013. Deanne rejoined the Optimus team in 2014 part-time whilst continuing her role and PhD at the Ingham Institute.
Deanne has academic experience in trial design, database design and management, scientific writing, data analysis, grant writing and grant project management. Deanne also has experience in Phase II-IV pharmaceutical trial site management in all aspects of participant assessment and care.