Clinicians

Heather Asher Prince

AS, BA, Peace College

MPA, Eastern Virginia Medical School
CCRP, Society of Clinical Research Professionals

Heather is a clinical research coordinator for the Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Lab and has been with the University since May 2008.

Current studies: IRB 10-1393, CID 1201, CID 1205, IRB 09-2120, IRB 12-0832
Previous studies: CID 0914, HPTN 066, MAP, CID 0708, PROMISE, TMC114HIV3015

 

Susan Blevins

MS, ANP, University of Maryland at Baltimore

BS, University of Virginia

Susan is an adult Nurse Practitioner and clinical research coordinator. She has been with the ACTU since May 2006. Her research interests include HIV/Hepatitis C co-infection, treatment-naive/treatment-inexperienced studies, and acute HIV infection. She is also involved with industry studies addressing HIV treatment resistance.

Current studies: A5001, A5240, A5275, A5298
Previous studies: ASSURE, PHI (Acute Infection)


Miriam Chicurel-Bayard

BS, Guilford College
BSN, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Miriam is a clinical research coordinator and has been with the ACTU since August 2010. Her research interests include working with ARV naïve participants.

Current studies: A5001, A5260s, A5303, START, GS-US-292-0104 & -0111
Previous studies: A5283, A5272, A5257

David Currin

RN, ACRN CCRC AAS Vance-Granville Community College

David is Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and the ACTU's Clinical Quality Program Manager. He has been with the ACTU since 2001. His research interests include Naïve, Complication and Prevention studies. He also coordinates the Hepatitis C/HIV Co-infection studies. David works at the UNC, Durham and Wake County sites. He represents the unit nationally in the ACTG network leadership as Chair of the Site Management and Clinical Care Committee, as well as serving as Field Representative/Mentor for ACTG studies.

Current studies: HPTN 073, Gilead 337-0115, Gilead 366-1160/1216, Gilead 248-0122, A5329, A5331 and REPRIEVE (A5332). 

Donna Pittard

BSN, UNC-Greensboro

Donna is a clinical research coordinator who has been with the unit since 2004. Her interest includes working with ARV naïve participants.

Current studies: GSK LAI 116482, Merck 007, A5308, IRC 003


Becky Straub

BSN, RN, MPH University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Becky is a clinical research coordinator and has been with the University since March 2012.

Current studies: HPTN 069
Previous studies: A5311, A5293