Stuart Horowitz PhD, MBA

President, Institutions & Institutional Services, WCG Clinical

Stuart Horowitz, PhD MBA has over 25 years of experience leading and building sustainable biomedical and healthcare research programs. His postgraduate career began at the University of Rochester Medical School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he created and led its first molecular biology laboratory in Neonatology. He next co-founded and led the CardioPulmonary Research Institute at Winthrop University Hospital, on Long Island, NY. After choosing to focus on clinical research, he became the first Director of the Center for Advanced Medicine, part of Jewish Hospital & Healthcare System, in Louisville, KY. Four years later, he ran the Miami Children’s Hospital Research Institute, leading its clinical and translational research program. Dr. Horowitz was later recruited to Huron Consulting Group, where he served for six years – as Director for the first two years before becoming Managing Director. As a clinical research industry expert and consultant, he advised scores of institutions on building and improving research programs throughout the US and in the Middle East. At the end of May 2012, he joined WCG as President, Institutions & Institutional Services. Dr. Horowitz is a frequent speaker on research ethics and regulatory compliance. His monthly InSites blog – published online by Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science – addresses important and current issues related to how sites & institutions work with sponsors & CROs. His Research Ethics column in Clinical Researcher addresses key issues related to the responsible and ethical conduct of clinical research.


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