Acurian Announces Hiring of Tom Privette to Lead Global Business Development

Horsham, Pa., May 23, 2017 – Acurian Inc., the leading full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), announced today that Tom Privette, Ph.D., has joined the company as vice president and head of global business development. In this role, Privette will lead the commercial efforts of... Read More »

Acurian Introduces Consulting Services for Advance Clinical Trial Enrollment Planning

Horsham, Pa., May 17, 2017 – Acurian Inc., the leading full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), has launched a new consulting offering to aid pharmaceutical sponsors in advance strategic planning for clinical trials enrollment. Acurian Consulting Services provides patient-centric, data-driven insights that help drive protocol... Read More »
September 7, 2016  |  Ellicott City, Md

SCRS Partners with Acurian to Enhance Site Sustainability in Poland

Ellicott City, Md, September 7, 2016 – The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) announces Acurian as the corporate sponsor for the SCRS Ambassador Program in Poland. The SCRS Site Ambassador Program brings SCRS benefits to sites in countries around the world. SCRS currently has site members in 49 countries. Countries (in some cases, regions) with... Read More »
June 6, 2016  |  Indianapolis

Acurian Receives 2016 Lilly Global Supplier Award

Indianapolis, IN, June 6, 2016— Acurian Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, was selected by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) for its 2016 Lilly Global Supplier Award. Lilly presented the award to Acurian in a ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Indianapolis on May 12. The Lilly... Read More »
January 29, 2015  |  Horsham, Pa.

Acurian Announces Appointment of Roger Smith as Senior Vice President and General Manager

Horsham, Pa., January 29, 2015 — Acurian Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Roger Smith, formerly senior vice president of Acurian operations, has been appointed to lead the company as senior vice president and general manager. Smith has been a member of... Read More »
July 8, 2014  |  Horsham, Pa

Acurian Further Strengthens Patient Recruitment Efforts in Europe with Hiring of Paul Mitchel

Horsham, Pa, July 8, 2014 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Paul Mitchel has joined the company as director of direct response marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In this role, Mitchel will continue to expand Acurian’s capabilities to recruit participants... Read More »
April 14, 2014  |  Horsham, Pa

Todd Albin Joins Acurian to Further Strengthen Investigator Site Relations and Patient Enrollment Services

Horsham, Pa, April 14, 2014 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Todd Albin, MBA, CCRP, has assumed the newly created position of senior director, site enrollment optimization. Albin will manage Acurian’s longstanding site services department and its relatively newer field-based enrollment... Read More »
February 18, 2014  |  Horsham, Pa

Acurian and Society for Clinical Research Sites Strengthen Existing Partnership through Webinar Series Sponsorship

Horsham, PA, February 18, 2014 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions, announced today that it has enhanced its partnership with the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) by sponsoring the SCRS monthly webinar series through June 2014. The SCRS is the first organization fully dedicated to representing the... Read More »
September 11, 2013  |  Horsham, Pa

Acurian Unveils Data That Show Patient Engagement Services Reduced Dropout in Gout Clinical Trial

Horsham, Pa., September 11, 2013 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions, announced today that recent clinical trial data demonstrate its proprietary patient engagement solutions had a substantial positive impact on patient participation and trial cost. According to Roger Smith, Acurian’s senior vice president of global clinical operations, the... Read More »
August 27, 2013  |  Wilmington, N.C.

PPD Acquires Acurian, Industry Leader in Patient Recruitment and Retention

Wilmington, N.C., August 27, 2013 – Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has acquired Acurian, a leading full-service provider of clinical trial patient enrollment and retention solutions for the life sciences industry. “As the biopharmaceutical industry continues to face increasing challenges with the time and cost of drug development, PPD is committed to bringing innovation... Read More »