Nita Arora

Nita Arora is the North American Regional Head of Country Clinical Operations reporting into the Operations group within the Product Development organization. In this role, she oversees the delivery of Phases 1-III in the US and Phase 1-IV clinical trials in Canada. Nita is a member of the Canadian Corporate Leadership Team, Chair, of the Canadian Development Leadership Team and in 2015 became the Site Head for the 400 plus Product Development group members based in Mississauga.

Nita has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with 16 years of them at Roche. During her time at Roche, Nita has successfully supported her organization through some substantial re-organizations and in establishing Roche Canada as a Global Development Head Quarters Site.

Previously at Roche Canada, Nita served as Country Study Manager and Regional Manager from 1995-2006. Prior to her role with Roche Canada, she worked as a Clinical Research Associate at Syntex Inc. and as a Clinical Coordinator at Westat Inc. Research Corp. Nita also worked at the National Institutes of Health in Washington, DC in the area of epidemiology where she conducted some of the earliest research in the transmission of AIDS from mothers to babies.

Nita obtained a Bachelor of Science from St. Joseph College in Connecticut and a Masters degree in Public Health (M.P.H.) specializing in maternal and child health from the University of Connecticut.

  • Company:Roche Canada
  • Short Bio:North American Regional Head of Country Clinical Operations
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