As the manager of research site operations, Joanne Stevens is responsible for oversight of all research studies being conducted with Frenova, a clinical drug and device research partner dedicated to kidney disease and its comorbid conditions.

Stevens plays a crucial role for F1RST Up®, impacting multiple areas of the program by facilitating site research, keeping budgets on track and providing valuable organization throughout the complete process.

Stevens is experienced in the conduct of clinical trials and skilled in areas including electronic data capture, interaction with institutional review boards, metadata and vital signs. An experienced research veteran, Stevens was certified as a clinical research coordinator four years before assuming her current position in 2016. She is a graduate of Carrington College in Boise, Idaho.