Meet the Team

Parexel Academy brings years upon years of experience to our courses and modules. Get to know some of our expert instructors below.


Florentina Alexandru-Berlic

Consultant, Parexel International
Over 17 years of Clinical Research (monitoring, data management, supplies) and Regulatory Affairs (pre- and post-marketing) experience

Maria Cristina Ceriani, PhD

Senior Project Leader, Parexel International
Over 18 years of progressive experience in Clinical Research and pharmaceutical industry, including study set up, maintenance, closure, and monitoring

Annick Daems

Manager, Clinical Operations, Parexel International
More than 10 years of clinical trial experience and a guest lecturer at University College Leuven-Limburg, Belgium (UCLL)

Zbigniew Jedynak, MD, PhD, MBA

Director Project Planning and Support, Parexel International
Over 30 years of experience in clinical research, with a focus on team management and project management

Maren-Rebecca Knoke

Associate Project Leader, Parexel International
More than 11 years of experience in Clinical Research, with a focus on training new team members and pre-clinical science

Dr. rer. nat. Anja Laude

PV Operations Specialist, Dr. Mann Pharma/Bausch+Lomb
Specializing in pharmacovigilance and drug safety of marketed medicinal products (post marketing safety monitoring)

Katherine Mary Marangio

Study Start Up Leader, Parexel International
With over 10 years of experience in Clinical Research, Katherine Mary joined Parexel Academy in July 2020 as lecturer for the Postgraduate Certificate Program in Clinical Trial Management for international participants, planning and performing regular training for “Clinical Monitoring” sessions

Matthias Mohse

Clinical Research Psychologist, Scientific Consultant
Over 20 years of drug development background with significant experience in early clinical development, research methodology, COAs, and pharmacodynamics

Carola Müller, PhD

Consultant, Parexel International
Experienced as global regulatory lead for Phase II-IV studies, non-interventional studies, and managed access programs

Richard Oonk

Clinical Operations Manager, Parexel International
With over 20 years of experience in the Clinical Research industry, Mr. Oonk finds it rewarding to share his knowledge and expertise with others. His areas of expertise and focus includes: Risk Based Monitoring (RBM), Risk Based Quality Management (RBQM), Remote Monitoring, Innovation in Clinical Research, and Data Storytelling
Roopal Patel, MS, MBA, MJ

Roopal Patel, MJ

Vice President, Global Project Management & Delivery, Parexel International
Over 18 years in leading innovative business and technical solutions for both pharmaceutical and CRO organizations in the areas of lab services, supply chain and technical project management, customs/trade Compliance and procurement for multiple clinical trials in various therapeutic areas

Dmitry Petrov, Ph.D, MTOPRA

Head of Medical Writing and Pharmacovigilance, ICRC-Weyer GmbH
Dmitry Petrov provides expert advice with a particular focus on medical writing and regulatory aspects for complex new drug submissions for the international pharmaceutical industry clients

Dr. David Piepenbrock

Clinical Research Associate, Parexel International
With strong experience in teaching Investigators, Study Coordinators and Study Nurses, Colleagues, PhDs and Students, David is highly motivated to share his over 12 years of experience and knowledge

Stefania Radice, PhD

Senior Clinical Feasibility Leader, Parexel International
Over 8 years of experience, Stefania focuses on feasibility/site selection topics within the clinical trial management module for the Parexel Academy postgraduate certificate

Johann Daniel Weyer

Partner & Managing Director, ICRC-Weyer GmbH
With over 20 years of experience in clinical research, Johann Daniel Weyer leads training for medical coding and other data management topics in various programe at Parexel Academy since 2011

Ileana Cosmescu, MD

Records Management Associate, Parexel International
Focus in clinical monitoring, records management, neurosciences (particularly memory disorders)

Deb Hamilton, MS

DCT Sr. Project Leader, Parexel International
Focus on project leadership and clinical operations

Xiaoye He

Medical Director, Parexel International

Carlos Lebret

Associate Manager, Clinical Operations, Parexel International

Alexander Tobias Prado

Training Specialist, Parexel International
Focus on site and project management, ICH-GCP, risk management, and specific therapeutic area experience (psychiatry, gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular and vaccines)

Luman (Lu) R. Wing, PhD

Principal Consultant, Parexel International
More than 20 years’ experience as a regulatory nonclinical professional in pharmaceutical research and development with a focus on cell and gene therapy, vaccines, neuropharmacology, dermatology, oncology, anti-infective, and hematology

Anne Marie Villaflor

Training Manager, Parexel International
Focus on clinical operations, project management, line management, quality management, and training

Iulia Falcutescu

Clinical Operations Lead, Parexel International
Expert in clinical monitoring, quality management, QA, and clinical operations leadership

Sanja Slovakovic

Project Leader, Parexel International
Expert in drug development

Dr. Steffen Runge