EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SNBL USA, the experts in preclinical research, today announced Monica Vegarra has joined the executive team to serve in the newly created role of Director of Toxicology Support Services. In this position Monica will assume leadership for the husbandry, specimen management and specimen shipping teams, drive strategic plans, policies, and procedures while ensuring the quality and integrity of the data generated by SNBL USA.
"Monica's extensive background in program and project oversight, experience with different test systems, and expertise in GLP study facilitation make her an ideal leader to help us launch and leverage quality improvement initiatives in the toxicology services we provide to our clients."
"We are fortunate to have Monica on board as this role represents our commitment in strengthening SNBL USA as a leading, innovative preclinical CRO while maintaining continuous regulatory compliance across the board," said Steve Glaza, SNBL USA chief operating officer. "Monica's extensive background in program and project oversight, experience with different test systems, and expertise in GLP study facilitation make her an ideal leader to help us launch and leverage quality improvement initiatives in the toxicology services we provide to our clients."
Monica Vegarra is a toxicology management professional with over 26 years of experience in the preclinical contract research industry, including 10+ years of experience as a study director. Her comprehensive skill set includes hands-on technical experience with small and large animals and management of operational and support functions. She is well-versed in the development of SOPs and process improvements to ensure GLP and regulatory compliance. She has also served as a member and chairperson for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Prior to joining SNBL USA, Monica had held various positions including principal toxicologist at Smithers Avanza, director of vivarium operations at Bridge Laboratories, and study director at Covance Laboratories. Ms. Vegarra holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Bowie State University.
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Headquartered in Everett, Wash., SNBL USA, Ltd. offers a unique range of safety assessment services to fulfill its commitment to help free patients from suffering. Managed and operated by a team world renowned for its wide-ranging NHP experience and expertise, SNBL USA offers programs ranging from regulatory toxicology to customized study designs in multiple drug classes (biologics, small molecules, oligonucleotides, vaccines, gene therapy).
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