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.

Miriam Chicurel-BayardMiriam 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. Miriam has worked in a variety of different roles in multiple public health settings prior to joining our team. She currently assists in coordinating many studies which include but are not limited to HPTN 083, Emerald, START & GS-US-380-1489.

David CurrinDavid 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.

Maureen Furlong

BA, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

BSN, MSN, Columbia University, NY

Maureen is a clinical research coordinator who has been with the University since July 2017. Before joining our team Maureen worked as a pediatric nurse for UNC Healthcare. Maureen assists with many of our CURE studies as well as two of our prevention studies, HPTN 085 & HPTN 087.

Susanne Henderson

BS, University of Southern California

BSN, University of Colorado, Denver

Susanne is a clinical research coordinator who has been with the University since January 2017. Susanne is a well-rounded nurse, spending time working at UNC hospital prior to joining our division, as well as traveling overseas on many occasions to invest time in Global public health endeavors. She is a coordinator for HPTN 085, EVADE, GS-US-380-4030, Discover, and will also be taking on some of our new CURE studies.

Matthew Newell

BA, Religion/East European Studies, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006

BSN, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, 2010

Matthew is a clinical research coordinator who joined our team in June 2018. Prior to working with our division he worked as a pediatric ICU nurse at UNC hospital for many years. We are excited to have Matthew join our team! He assists with HPTN 083, and will be taking on some of our CURE and industry-sponsored studies as well.

 

Donna PittardDonna Pittard

BSN, UNC-Greensboro

Donna is a clinical research coordinator who has been with the unit since 2004. Prior to joining our team, Donna worked as a nurse at Rex hospital, as well as the Wake County Health Department.

Erin HoffmanErin Hoffman

BS, James Madison University

Erin is a Research Specialist and has been with the IGHID since December 2010. She coordinates, as well as co-coordinates, a large number of studies, including but not limited to, EVADE, A5322, A5320, A5366, A5321 & A5332. Before joining our division, Erin worked in direct patient care at UNC hospital.

Jonathan OakesJonathan Oakes

BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Jonathan is a Research Specialist, Team Leader, who has been with the IGHID since 2009. He coordinates and collaborates on a plethora of studies. He serves as Team Leader for the Unit’s support staff.

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.