Amanda is the Director of Clinical Research for the 8 AARA Offices, and oversees the conduct of Research for 18 Principal Investigators, 22 Research Staff Members, and over 140 current clinical trials. She is originally from upstate New York, but grew up in Arizona. Amanda graduated from Arizona State University’s College of Nursing and Innovation in 2013, with a Master’s of Science in Clinical Research Management. She has 12 years of experience working in Phase II-IV and observational clinical trials, and 14 years experience in healthcare. This includes direct experience coordinating over 100 studies in multiple indications, including neurology, rheumatology, surgery, and internal medicine. She loves her historic downtown home, traveling, hiking and trying new things.