CEO, Nancy C. G. Snowden
Nancy C.G. Snowden, RN, CCRA, Founder and President, NCGS Incorporated. Nancy founded NCGS, in 1984 and brings over 20 years of diversified medical and business experience to the helm. Previous to the inception of NCGS, Nancy served in critical roles as a Senior Research Coordinator, and Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator and as a MICU Surgical Charge Nurse. Her clinical trial experience includes oncology, HIV / AIDS, AIDS related disorders, transplant medicine, infectious disease, women's health, wound healing and novel diagnostic products in infectious disease. Nancy is a recognized advisor and public speaker on clinical research and trial management, performance metrics, HIV treatment, Infectious Disease treatment, Sepsis treatment, cancer therapies, oncology patient care, and cancer nutrition. nancy has a Registered Nursing Degree and continues to expand her knowledge base by attending educational seminars in research methodologies, business management, data management, and statistical analysis.
VP of Clinical Operations, Janice E. Durden
Janice E. Durden, BS, MBA, CCRA, Partner. Janice holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Clemson University and a Masters in Business from the Citadel. Janice has experience in both clinical and diagnostic trials beginning her career in 1996 at Organon Teknika and joining NCGS initially in 1997 focusing on infectious disease trials. She returned to NCGS in 2003 as Manager of Clinical Operations and Implementation. Clinical focuses include: oncology, infectious disease, neuro-pysch, women's health and QT prolongation trials. Currently, Janice is the VP of Clinical Operations and heads a pivotal rapid deployment team that plays a role in launching key studies or takeover of ongoing trials that require additional staffing for timely completion.
Medical Director, James C. Allen, MD
James C. Allen, MD, Medical Director. James C. Allen, MD received his baccalaureate degree from Harvard University and completed his medical education and residency training in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He received fellowships in lipid metabolism, infectious disease and immunology at the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins and the Rockefeller University. Dr. Allen held faculty positions in Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins and as Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the State University of New York Buffalo School of Medicine. He was professor of Medicine and Deputy Director of the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and then Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is currently an Emeritus Professor at that University. He served as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Roper Hospital in Charleston from which he retired in 1995. He then joined NCGS and served as Medical Director for infectious disease and oncology trials for several years. He has recently rejoined the NCGS Clinical Development Team to serve as Medical Director for all ongoing trials. Dr. Allen is the author of three books and of scientific articles in the disciplines of immunology and infectious diseases published in a number of national and international medical journals, including the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Journal of Experimental Medicine, Science, Nature, the Journal of Immunology, and the Annals of Internal Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is a past President of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. He has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. He is the recipient of the Sandoz Award for Medical Scholarship, the Lederle Medical Faculty Award, a Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, and an award as Outstanding Attending Physician in Medicine from the State University of New York School of Medicine. He has been elected to membership in the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars. NCGS is pleased to provide such a distinguished Medical Director in support of our Core Clinical Development Team.