Edwina McNeill-Simaan, EdD, MSHS, CCRC, CCRP

Director of Operations/Program Director, STAR CRN

Edwina provides operational leadership within the STAR Clinical Research Network and the national PCORnet Engagement Core. She started working at VUMC in 2011, previously working in the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Nephrology & the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center. Edwina received her Master of Science in Health Science from George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences and is currently working on her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her research interests include eliminating barriers in clinical research and project management logistics with an emphasis on educational solutions. With more than 20 years of experience, Edwina is a subject matter expert in clinical research and frequently holds leadership positions in the research community.