Suzanne Caruso

Vice President, Clinical Solutions


Suzanne Caruso serves as the Vice President of Clinical Solutions for the WIRB-Copernicus Group. In this role, Suzanne oversees WCG’s robust suite of transformational solutions and manages the growth, development, and operational strategy relating to these services. She uses her unique expertise to design and develop new applications that positively impact the efficiency of clinical trials. Suzanne is focused on making WCG’s pharma and CRO clients successful with innovative solutions that accelerate time to market, improve safety, and boost data accuracy.

Most recently, she served as the associate director of clinical operations, oncology at Novartis. In her previous role, Suzanne oversaw the Study Start-Up, Compassionate Use, Innovation and Informed Consent Departments. This enabled her to enhance innovations for clinical trials and medical functions in support of improving trial efficiency and protection of human subjects.

Her prior experience includes managing the Investigator Initiated Rare Disease Program franchise and individual patient INDs for the Midostaurin program at Novartis. Suzanne was also responsible for leading two of the four full boards while serving as the Senior Institutional Review Board Manager at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Suzanne has been featured in industry publications such as PharmaVOICE and CenterWatch and speaks frequently at industry conferences and roundtable events. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in epidemiology and human geography from Middlebury College.

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