Errance Meeks Laboratory specialist

Errance Meeks, MBA Laboratory specialist

Errance Meeks is a Clinical/Research Laboratory Consultant.  His career scientific and business professional with over 25 years of laboratory consulting expertise. He served as supervisor of Biological Research (91K20), was laboratory manager for SAIC, and served as a Senior Laboratory Science Specialist for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group, Central Laboratory Manager for the at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Program Manager at the United States Army Medical Material Agency.  Conducting domestic and international site monitoring visits to include 29 laboratories and repositories located in Africa, South America, India, and the Caribbean, ensuring adherence to Good Laboratory Practice (cGLP), providing Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) recommendations, and reviewing ALL mandated policies and study protocol requirements. Mr. Meeks has participated in site assessments and capacity building in conjunction with US Government sponsor and consortia team members. This includes review of external and internal quality assurance reports, data management plans, and laboratory site establishment plans; providing assistance in developing study documents for presentation at site visits; assisting in the development of monitoring strategies and laboratory-specific training.

He is knowledgeable in DoD 5000 Acquisition Program/Project management product development. Provide direction and expertise in managing cost, schedule, and performance parameters. Provide direction and motivate department activities, resources and outputs to produce smooth-running operation throughout the life cycle. Control aspects of departmental expectations by establishing monitoring programs to ensure target objectives are achieved by establishing work break down structures (WBS), timely review of fiscal year budgets and ensure alignment of key performance parameters against defined capability gaps. Implements section policies and procedures in accordance with all government and or corporate organizational standards.

Mr Meeks conducted international site monitoring visits to 29  laboratories and repositories located in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, India, Brazil, Haiti, and Panama, ensuring adherence to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), providing Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) recommendations and reviewing Division of AIDS (DAIDS) mandated policies and study protocol requirements. He participated in laboratory site assessments and capacity building in conjunction with The Division of AIDS at NIAID – sponsored patient Safety Monitoring International Laboratory Evaluation (pSMILE) program team members. This included review of external and internal quality assurance reports, data management plans, and laboratory site establishment plans; providing assistance in developing study documents for presentation at site visits; assisting in the development of monitoring strategies and laboratory-specific training.

Countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, India, Brazil, Haiti, and Panama

 

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