Julie McHugh, Chief Operating Officer

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As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. McHugh is responsible for the Clinical Operations and Biometrics departments of Linical Americas. Ms. McHugh's professional experience spans over 20 years in clinical trials and information technology. Her career began designing and developing software for the government and commercial healthcare sectors. Ms. McHugh was promoted into various IT management roles before taking on operational management and business development roles in the Site Management Organization (SMO) space, including COO and then CEO of Radiant Research. After facilitating the sale of Radiant in 2012, Ms. McHugh joined Linical (formerly Accelovance) as Vice President of Clinical Operations.  She left Accelovance in 2015 to consult to various companies in the areas of strategic planning, operational management, project management, clinical monitoring, system implementation and validation, and compliance. Ms. McHugh rejoined Linical in 2019.  Ms. McHugh graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Dayton.