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Connie Morris, MEd

Operations Manager

Connie Morris is Operations Manager at Whitsell Innovations (WI), Inc. Joining WI in 2012, she manages internal operations and company infrastructure, enhancing WI’s professional presence and aiding clients in achieving the best experience possible with WI and its staff of writers. Ms. Morris’ industry experience spans 17 years, starting as a Clinical Research Scientist and Team Leader in the division of Medical Affairs at Glaxo Wellcome. Throughout her career in industry she has served as project manager in all phases of clinical research and development with a broad range of therapeutic areas in both pharmaceuticals and device, with particular expertise in infectious diseases, cardiovascular, and ophthalmology. Her forte is managing complex, multi-faceted projects as demonstrated by her role at BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as manager of clinical development for Rest of World studies. She has also worked in clinical development for Inspire Pharmaceuticals (subsequently purchased by Merck) and Duke Clinical Research Institute. Her ability to manage multiple teams, timelines, and budgets brings a level of understanding and strategy to WI that translates directly to its staff and the needs of its clients. Ms. Morris received her Masters of Education from East Tennessee State University. She is a member of the Drug Information Association (DIA) and Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA).