Jo Ann Proper, RN, MSN/MBA, AOCN

Senior Clinical Research Associate

What seems simple on paper is not necessarily so in the real world. Partner with a CRO with true real-world experience to ensure complete visibility into your product, and use real patient experience to generate and test new hypothesis for controlled studies.

A day in my life at Clinipace

The day starts with and ends with managing communication from both sites and sponsors.  My time in between is spent on documentation, standard operating procedures, user acceptance testing and preparation for site visits.

My “a-ha!” moment

Getting that first patient on a complicated study.

The most important consideration a client should take when undertaking a clinical research project

Remember that patients are involved. An integrated approach to recruitment promotes subject trust and understanding by delivering recruitment messages in multiple ways with both the appropriate frequency and consistency.


One of the biggest misconceptions I run up against in my daily duties is

What seems simple on paper is not necessarily so in the real world. That’s why partnering with a CRO with true real-world experience is so important. They’ll make sure you have complete visibility into your product, know how patients are benefiting [or not], and use real patient experience to generate and test new hypothesis for controlled studies.

Professional organizations

The Honor Society of Nursing – Sigma Theta Tau, Oncology Nursing Society

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