Clinical Trials Industry: A Career Option for Pharmacists with David Vulcano

In this episode, our guest is David Vulcano who is a well-known thought leader and change agent in the clinical research industry through

numerous associations, boards, initiatives, publications, presentations and contributions. A native of New Orleans, he has a Master’s degree in both Social Work and Business Administration and holds the additional status of Certified IRB Professional (CIP), Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) and Certified Blockchain Professional. Among other things he is the a Vice President and Responsible Executive for Clinical Research for HCA Healthcare, providing research-related compliance and strategy consultation to their portfolio of hospitals, physician

practices and healthcare technology companies. He is also the President of the Nashville Angel Capital Group. David and his wife are empty-nesters living south of Nashville, Tennessee with where they involve themselves in work, family life as well as other charitable and

entrepreneurial opportunities.

Topics to discuss —

  • What is research?
  • Current challenges in clinical trials industry
  • How are patients found?
  • Clinical trials industry as a career option for pharmacists. Future opportunities? How do pharmacists or others break into the space?
  • Making a difference outside of the pharmacy through professional associations and other areas

Guest – David Vulcano

President, Music City Angels (powered by the Sheltowee Network)

Board President, (Grammy Nominated) ALIAS Chamber Ensemble

Board Member, Mission Honduras

Independent Board Member, Downey Ridge Environmental (a.k.a. Greasezilla)

Member, Paranormal Investigation Committee for the Society of American Magicians

HCA Healthcare

Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA

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