Research Team

 Kimberly Thomas, MS 
Clinical Trials Coordinator, Ms. Thomas graduated from London Metropolitan University in 2008 with a Masters in Biomedical sciences. In 2014, she completed a certified program at the University of Chicago in Clinical Trials Management and     Regulatory Compliance. Since completing her masters degree, Ms. Thomas research experience has focused on regulatory affairs, protocol development, and project management.
Cindylawrence  Cindy Lawrence, MFS, CCRC
Clinical Trials Coordinator. Ms. Lawrence earned a Master of Forensic Science degree from National University and a CCR accreditation from ACRP. She has over 20 years of clinical research experience focused predominantly in Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Pulmonary. Ms. Lawrence has held many clinical research roles as Sr. CCRC, Program Manager, CRA, and IRB Analyst. She has worked at the VA San Diego Hospital, Naval Medical Center San Diego, CRO's private clinical trial sites, and has been with UCSD for 16 years.
 Veronica Lopez, BS
Clinical Trials Coordinator. Ms. Lopez graduated from UCSD with a B.S. in Biology and minor in Psychology and is currently completing a Master's degree in Clinical Research at UCSD. She has been with UCSD for 10 years, in the areas of research and health care. Ms. Lopez is bilingual in Spanish and English and enjoys working with multicultural communities.
RobinEllam  Robin Ellam, BA
Clinical Trials Coordinator. Ms. Ellam started her career at UCSD as an undergraduate student volunteer in 2006 in the department of Psychology and Psychiatry. Prior to joining the Movement Disorder Center team, she was a research coordinator at the San Diego Department of Veterans Affairs for 3 1/2 years, working closely with many members of the UCSD team. Her experience focuses on neuropsychology of Parkinson's Disease and other movement and dementia disorders.