PRCCI is proud to introduce the latest promotions to our team: Jorge Martínez and Obed Pérez.
We feel enthusiastic holding space for opportunities in our community that will contribute to the environment of clinical research in Puerto Rico and personal growth.
After a while working with us, they have obtained new roles: Jorge Martínez is the new Research Operations Lead (ROL) after three years as an Operations and Business Development Specialist and Obed Pérez joins us as Business Support Specialist, after previously being a Business Intern at PRCCI.
In their respective roles, they will be responsible for different operations, actively work with other areas of the organization, and continue cultivating relationships with members of the team as well as external connections.
Martínez will work directly with stakeholders, including Sponsors, Clinical Research Organizations, among others, to help the growth of their businesses. He will also manage budget and contract negotiations to bring clinical studies to Puerto Rico in the area’s aligned with PRCCI’s strategy. He feels that this opportunity will help him personally and professionally, as all his work at PRCCI has.
Pérez will bring support to new and current projects, marketing, procurement, finance, training, and event coordination. He will also help with the clinical research summit, PRCCI Sample Storage facility as well as assisting the Executive Director in the day to day activities. He is excited in this role and committed on helping the organization grow fully aligned with its mission.
Martínez received a bachelor’s degree in General Sciences and a Master’s in Public Health both from the University of Puerto Rico. Even before becoming a part of PRCCI, he has been interested in sciences and health. Having interactions with clinical research sites and the patient population, he has been able to develop different skills, learn more about PRCCI, and expand team leadership.
Pérez obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Management from the University of Puerto Rico. Before joining PRCCI, he completed an internship with a pharmaceutical company where he acquired hands on experience on areas such as project management, process improvements, cost reductions, operational excellence, GMP regulations and supply chain management.
Both Pérez and Martínez strongly identify with the desire of moving clinical research forward in the island – supporting the PRCCI mission even further.
Congratulations on these promotions!