Amy Rohrbaugh – President & Founder
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Amy now resides in London with her husband Troy and their two sons. Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Psychology from Salisbury State University in 1989. She then went on to earn her Masters of Science in Community Clinical Counseling, with honors, from The Johns Hopkins University in 1998. Amy is halfway through her PhD in Bioethics, having studied at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and most recently, The George Washington University.
Amy founded The Frannie Foundation in memory of her mother, Frances Josephine Scebor, who passed away from complications of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in December of 2000. The goal of the foundation is to aid those who are affected by these diseases, as well as their caregivers, family and health-care advisors, by supporting educational programs, basic comfort needs and both emotional and financial support.
Amy started her professional career in clinical research at The Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Transplantation and Vascular Surgery as a Clinical Study Coordinator. She then went on to work for Boston Scientific/Meditech, Metropolitan Research Associates, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Cardiovascular Research Foundation. She also consulted with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.
Amy has experience in all aspects of clinical research, ranging from, but not limited to, management of Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Operations, managing both drug and device trials domestically and internationally specializing in the following areas; cardiovascular, Gene Transfer Therapy, Women’s Health and pediatrics. She also has a strong background in regulatory and site auditing, study/site budget analysis and management, adverse event tracking and adjudication, site start-up, development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), staff training and continuing education. Amy became certified in November 2000 in clinical research in 1999 and has also attended more than twenty-five clinical research courses and conferences.
Amy was one of the founding members and served on the Board of Directors of the New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). During this time she also served as chairman of Marketing & Promotions and Secretary.
Amy has experience in event planning & management and fund raising. She volunteered for The Events Committee for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) NYC for almost seven years and served as President for the last two and half years of her time with BBBS prior to relocating to London. She was asked to serve on the Board of Trustees, however was unable to fulfill this position due to her relocation.
Amy also has a background in counseling HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s patients and ran a weekly support group for women who were HIV+/AIDS and drug co-dependent.
Amy has been involved with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Drug Information Association (DIA), Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) and Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS). She started the equivalent of a PTA at her son’s Nursery School and volunteers by being a parent representative.