The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is saddened by the passing of Margaret (“Peggy”) F. Fay, PhD, RN, CCRC, Board of Trustees Member.
Dr. Fay was appointed to the Association Board of Trustees in June 2016. She was also the 2015 recipient of ACRP’s Innovation in Clinical Research Award.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of Peggy’s passing,” says Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director. “She was a pioneer in the world of clinical research and was personally dedicated to ACRP’s mission. Her creativity and expertise was an asset to our Board of Trustees. She will be missed by the industry and the many who loved her.”
Dr. Fay has more than 38 years of progressive research and management experience in academic, hospital, corporate, and independently owned research site organizations. She served as a clinical study coordinator, an auditor for human and animal research, a clinical research associate, medical liaison, site director, and researcher.
In her most recent role as Global Director, Clinical Research Monitor for Medtronic, Peggy was responsible for five Senior Operational Managers, 15 Monitoring Managers, 200 field monitors serving 10 individual businesses, and more than 400 clinical trials across the globe. She was a consultant to the research industry and served as an advisor, content expert, and medical writer for various pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She is the inventor of four patents, two in the area of micro current technology and two in the field of risk-based clinical trial conduct.