Cristin Palumbo Freeman
Cristin Freeman, MPH, MBE is an Associate Principal Scientist in Genetics and Pharmacogenomics within Translational Medicine at Merck Research Laboratories, and Global Genomic Policy, Process and Compliance (GPPC)
In her current role with Merck, Cristin is leading the development and implementation of the Future Biomedical Research Country Dashboard, an initiative to improve TMF compliance and quality in support of global clinical trials. She is responsible for operationalizing Merck policies, processes and consent related to genomics and biobanking and ensuring the compliant use of biospecimens. Cristin has experience in hospital, academic and industry settings where she gained experience with EMR, EDC, CTMS, and TMF systems, as well as pharmacoepidemiology, clinical and methodologic research studies.
Cristin holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) majoring in Biology and Nutrition from James Madison University, a graduate certificate in Physiology from the Medical College of Virginia, a Master of Public Health (MPH) majoring in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia, and a Master of Bioethics (MBE) majoring in Biomedical Research Ethics from the University of Pennsylvania.