Jimmy Bechtel

Jimmy Bechtel is vice president of site engagement for Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS). He is in charge of developing and executing the company's site-facing initiatives and works closely with key industry partners to build out various SCRS partnership programs. Bechtel brings experience from both the site and sponsor sides of the clinical research industry. In his site experience, he served as a data specialist, patient recruiter, and operations manager. In his pharma experience, he worked in innovation project management, encouraging a site-centric environment and creating ease for sites working with a major sponsor company.


  • How Sponsors Can Help Clinical Sites Recruit & Retain Staff — And Why They Should

    Recruitment and retention of site staff are more challenging today than ever before. Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Vice President of Site Engagement Jimmy Bechtel presents his top ways sponsors and sites can work together in hiring — and keeping — well-trained and satisfied site staff.

  • Sites Look To Unravel The Tech Tangle Of DCTs

    Decentralized clinical trials and all their elements are touted as flexible options for patients. But what about the sites carrying them out? Jimmy Bechtel of the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) says sites are looking for clarity and consistency when it comes to the tech being thrust upon them by sponsors and CROs.

  • 2021 Clinical Research Site Survey Findings: A Year In Flux

    Since its inception in 2012, the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) has conducted an annual survey of clinical research site community members to derive insights, reveal trends, and ensure the site perspective is represented. This article summarizes the 2021 survey's findings.