Rosamund RoundVice President, Patient Innovation Center at Parexel International, UK
Rosamund is Vice President of Parexel’s Patient Innovation Center and spends her time devoted to simplifying the patient journey in clinical trials. Focused on the reduction of geographical, financial and practical barriers to study participation, Rosamund is excited by the industry shift towards a truly patient centric approach. Her first job in an oncology clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital (USA), sparked her passion for putting patients at the center of clinical research planning and implementation. Subsequent roles in patient recruitment in both the pharma and CRO industries have enabled her to innovate and explore better ways to communicate with patients. This includes addressing literacy and health literacy, exploring technological advancements, and constantly scanning the environment to help generate new ideas to make clinical trial participation more accessible and convenient. Always looking for the next best thing in patient recruitment, Rosamund is delighted to share her learnings around patient centricity and innovation in patient engagement.