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Alicia O’Lena

Posted on June 14, 2022

Alicia joined Rochester Clinical Research in March of 2022 after traveling the coasts as a military wife. Coming from Palm Springs, California, her 7 years of medical experience derives from pediatrics, dermatology, phlebotomy and general patient care in and out of the hospital setting. She enjoys traveling, dancing, being outdoors and fun times spent with […]

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Helen Bell Upsher

Posted on June 6, 2022

I’ve been working with RCR for almost 3 months now and couldn’t be happier. Such a wonderful atmosphere and everyone makes me feel so welcome. I have 11yrs experience as a phlebotomist prior to coming to RCR. I didn’t have the clinical trial aspect of it, but since starting I’ve already learned so much!!! I […]

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Lynsey Collins, LPN

Posted on February 7, 2022

Lynsey joined RCR in November 2021 as an Unblinded Vaccine Coordinator. She brings 17 years of nursing experience, graduating from her LPN program in 2005. Lynsey has worked inpatient, specialized in Pediatrics, and was a part of the team that opened the Center for Refugee Health at RGH. Lynsey is excited for the change of […]

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Gillian Hess-Caple, RN

Posted on January 13, 2022

Gillian joined RCR in January 2022 as a Study Coordinator. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Richmond and received her Bachelor’s of Nursing from the University of Rochester. She brings 2 years of hospital experience as well as experience from her time being a travel ICU RN across NY state […]

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Pina Marseglia

Posted on October 6, 2021

Pina joined RCR in September of 2020. Pina has worked in healthcare for over 20 years, specifically internal medicine, orthopedics, and ophthalmology. Pina is excited about the change working in clinical research brings! When Pina is not at work, she enjoys sewing and running!

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Marissa Wuilliez

Posted on August 16, 2021

Marissa joined RCR in July 2021. She has her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and is currently a student at St. John Fisher College working to get her Master’s in Public Health. She is excited to learn more about the research field. While not at work, Marissa is a volunteer firefighter!

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Carolyn DiPoala, RN

Posted on August 11, 2021

Carolyn joined RCR in August 2021. Before RCR, Carolyn worked for two years in inpatient intensive nursing care. Carolyn is excited for a change in work and to have the opportunity to learn every day at RCR. Carolyn is a plant lover and enjoys spending time outside of work with her family.

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Cassidy Glod

Posted on May 5, 2021

Cassidy joined Rochester Clinical Research in February 2021 after working at a Rochester hospital. Cassidy loves working with patients and has experience in inpatient cardiology, neurology, and surgery. She studied Biochemistry at St. John Fisher where she developed a passion for research in the medical field. Outside of work, Cassidy loves traveling, reading, and spending […]

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Zerina Zornic, PharmD

Posted on November 12, 2020

 Zerina went to MCC for undergraduate school when she realized she wanted to do pharmacy. She started pharmacy school at St. John Fisher Wegmans School of Pharmacy and graduated in May 2020. Her past experience includes working at CVS and Strong Outpatient Pharmacy as an intern and she is excited to help out with the […]

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Ann Casey

Posted on November 12, 2020

Ann started at RCR in 2019 after being coaxed out of retirement. She has an AAS in Medical Lab Technology from MCC, a BS in Biology from SUNY Geneseo and Secondary Education Certification in Biology and Chemistry from St John Fisher. Before starting at RCR she worked in Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Biomedical Research and Development […]

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