IRBMED Appoints New Assistant Director

April 26, 2022

IRBMED is pleased to announce that Purna Garimella, MS, CIP, RAC, has accepted the role of Assistant Director, effective April 18, 2022. In this role, he will be primarily responsible for all regulatory staff who perform regulatory reviews within the IRBMED Office. This includes the full board regulatory staff and the expedited regulatory staff. Purna Garimella has been with the IRBMED office since April 2011 in various roles and most recently served in the expedited team lead role. Purna holds a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Clinical Research Administration and a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. In addition, he is a Certified IRB Professional (CIP) and is Regulatory Affairs Certified (RAC).