Dr. Pfeiffer is Director and Associate Clinical Professor in the Masters’ Degree programs in Clinical Research Management and Regulatory Science at Arizona State University. She earned both a Doctorate and Masters in Regulatory Science from the University of Southern California. Her experience in research includes managing and directing clinical trials and regulatory operations in both academic and nonacademic settings where she was responsible for developing clinical trial programs, managing day-to-day operations, site compliance, regulatory submissions, data and document management, and the management and negotiation of clinical trial budgets and contracts. Dr. Pfeiffer teaches master level courses in regulatory science and clinical research management. She presents nationally and is a published author in the areas of contract and budget management, developing research training and educational materials and programs, program and business strategies, and clinical research operations.