About QDS

Senior Management

  • Nancy A. Kohl
    President

    Ms. Kohl has over thirty years experience in pharmaceutical industry with specialization in Clinical Operations, Data Management and Reporting.  She has been a presenter at DIA, ACRP and CDISC meetings and seminars on Quality Management, Contracting Services and Data Operations.  She taught Data Management and Clinical Monitoring courses at the post-graduate level at Villanova University.

    Ms. Kohl is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School Of Allied Medical Professions and also attended the Wharton School of Business.  She launched her career in the Department of Orthopedics at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  She joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1985 as a manager of worldwide data management and application programming at SmithKline Beecham, overseeing a significant number of projects and personnel, as well as corporate standards.   In 1990 she accepted a clinical position in Sterling Drug’s Diagnostic Imaging division, contributing to several successful regulatory submissions.  Her last corporate position was as Director at Centocor (division of J&J) where she was closely involved in a successful corporate FDA audit and three successful regulatory submissions.  

    Since launching QDS in 1995, she continues with the oversight of corporate growth and the business management of the company.
  • Ms. Kohl was recently featured on the Female Entreprenueur Radio Show - click on the link to listen to a recording of the show.

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  • Victoria M. Marino
    Vice President, Corporate Compliance

    Ms. Marino has twenty years experience in various positions within Clinical Research and Operations with biopharmaceutical companies.  She has been a presenter at various meetings and seminars on Drug Development, GCPs, and Clinical study management. 

    Ms. Marino graduated from Hartwick College with a BS in Medical Technology. After spending many years as a bench scientist in Hematology/Oncology, she joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1991 as a Phase 1 site manager.   In 1995 she joined Centocor and held positions within Data Management, Quality Assurance, and Clinical Research.  In 1997, she joined Astra-Merck, as a Clinical Program Manager with oversight and management of Nexium® NDA and sNDA work.  She had held positions of increasing responsibility at the Covalent Group, Dermik Laboratories and Shire Pharmaceuticals in Clinical development and commercialization prior to joining QDS in 2005.

    Since joining QDS as Project Director, she now oversees Regulatory Operations which includes: Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance and Compliance. 

    Ms. Marino has contributed to numerous successful NDA, PLA and sNDA submissions in her career. top

  • John Paige
    Director, Information Technology

    Mr. Paige has focused on implementation and management of IT solutions, specializing in Microsoft based technologies, networks, and security for over 20 years.

    A graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Paige joined Intelligent Electronics in 1992 eventually becoming IT, Systems Engineer for their subsidiary XLConnect Solutions, Inc., providing network, server, and workstation support.  XLConnect was acquired by Xerox in 1998, and he continued working for Xerox Global Services as Senior Systems Manager, managing a data center and IT support services for over 1000 employees before joining QDS in 2007.

    In his role with QDS, Mr. Paige manages Information Technology, supporting QDS’ network and systems, and Clinical Information Services supporting the QDR application.

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  • Sherry Neusbaum, BA
    Assistant Director, Clinical Operations

    Ms. Neusbaum has over twenty years experience within biopharmaceuticals and has held various positions in Clinical Research and Operations in cross-functional team environments.

    A Magna Cum Laude graduate from Cabrini College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Ms. Neusbaum began her career in biopharmaceuticals in 1995. She has held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of site management, project management and administration. With over 10 years Project Management experience in full-service scoped work, Ms. Neusbaum has successfully lead teams to exceed recruitment expectations and database lock ahead of schedule. Prior to joining QDS, Ms. Neusbaum also oversaw a regional monitoring program within North America for three years which covered oncology, infectious disease and vaccines for a mid-size biotechnology niche company.

    In Ms. Neusbaum’s current role as Assistant Director, Clinical Operations, she is responsible for the overall strategic and tactical operations of the Clinical Operations, Safety Management and Medical Writing departments.

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