Ana-Maria Panaitoiu, M.D., based in Montreal, Canada, has more than 20 years’ experience in multiple therapeutic areas, but with particular expertise in cardiovascular and oncology, with drugs, medical devices and IVDs in the US and Canada.

Having received her Medical Doctor degree from the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Bucharest, Romania, there followed two years’ of medical internship in Bucharest before moving to Canada where she worked for two years as a Study Coordinator at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. In 1997, she started to work as regional CRA for Clinimetrics Research Associates, a US CRO based in California. In this role, in addition to performing CRA tasks, she had project management responsibilities such as team management, resource allocation and visit report review. In 2002 she started to work independently and since then has had several clinical roles, including Senior Medical Officer, lead CRA, and GCP auditor for a variety of pharma, device and IVD companies.

As part of the DLC team, Dr. Panaitoiu is responsible for the coordination of international device and IVD studies taking place in North America as well as for study monitoring in US and Canada.