Global CRO Theorem Clinical Research has named Joseph Sgherza vice president of biopharmaceutical development for its infectious disease franchise. Sgherza has 24 years in the pharmaceutical, biotech and CRO industries.
Previously, Sgherza was portfolio director for Parexel International, where he was responsible for the operational execution of pharmaceutical trials in infectious disease, biologics and oncology. As executive vice president for SPRI Clinical Trials, Sgherza hired, trained and developed 78 team members in Ukraine and other areas in Eastern Europe for a new clinical research operations division, while simultaneously conducting 15 clinical trial programs there over three years. He also held posts as head of clinical operations for Neeman Medical International, as site management operations director for Duke Clinical Research and as senior manager of the worldwide anti-infective medical team for Pfizer.