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Laurie Halloran

Laurie Halloran, BSN, MS, founded Halloran Consulting Group in 1998. Her time as a pediatric ICU nurse had inspired her to start a company that helps move new therapies through FDA processes to get them into the hands of patients desperately in need. Halloran has been named 2018 Women’s Business Enterprise Star by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and has won a 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year Award from Enterprising Women magazine. Halloran Consulting Group was also named an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company for the past three years in a row.


  • The 6 Pillars Of Effectively Managing Up In Clinical Development

    Managing up, regardless of title, can be a challenging skill to master from the onset. Laurie Halloran and Michelle Pratt of Halloran Consulting share their 6 key lessons that they've learned along their careers in clinical development. This article will help you manage your relationships with your colleagues in a more senior role, while also positioning yourself for success.

  • The 3 Secrets To Becoming an Effective Leader In Clinical Research

    Experience in clinical research provides a solid foundation, which better positions you to launch your career into management- and executive-level roles. However, you will move away from operational execution and will be called to develop the skillsets and level of confidence required to lead and guide teams. What are the 3 skillsets to understand, develop, and refine your journey?

  • Moving Up The Ladder In Clinical Research: How To Develop Management & Leadership Skills

    One of the biggest career jumps is from individual contributor to manager. Becoming comfortable with making more abstract contributions rather than providing tangible work and checking off your accomplishments is paramount.

  • Starting A Career In Clinical Research: 7 Things We Wish We Knew

    The clinical research industry is facing a talent shortage that could become acute in the next decade. A main contributor to this shortage is a lack of focused intervention at every level to identify the skills, behaviors, and knowledge that will enable motivated candidates to begin and mature their careers in the industry. 

  • Discovering & Motivating Talent In The Life Sciences: Redefining “Other Duties & Responsibilities”

    How do we attract the right kind of talent to a role within our organizations? How do we take the same innovative approaches in our talent acquisition processes that we put into our products? One answer can be found in an often-overlooked bullet point in a common job description: “other duties and responsibilities as required.”

  • Transformative Reflections On The Life Science World, Post-COVID-19

    The post-pandemic response has led to drastic public health changes and new ways of creating diagnostics and treatments. COVID-19 was a turning point. The pandemic exposed weaknesses in internal processes, reliance upon traditional methodologies, and leadership gaps. It demonstrated a valuable capacity to leverage innovative technologies for prioritizing patient safety, to rapidly implement creative ways of enabling healthcare providers to continue providing care, and a new framework for solving complex medical challenges.

  • Clinical Study Risk Management During The COVID-19 Pandemic

    While COVID-19 has proven to be an extremely trying obstacle for the life science community, it is crucial for organizations to not only focus on the short-term impacts of COVID-19 but on developing a long-term plan of action for how we return to business once the pandemic subsides.

  • Clinical Study Conduct During The COVID-19 Pandemic — Challenges & Solutions

    Life science companies across the world are scrambling to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on their clinical studies and business operations, and there are no clear-cut answers at this time, nor a one-size-fits-all solution. But what we do know is that we are all in this together and that this is another challenge that the biotech industry was built for.

  • Assessing The Impact Of COVID-19 On Regulatory Interactions, Inspections, & Audits


    While we have not seen any significant delays in regulatory approval of life science products to date, the impact of COVID-19 on regulatory interactions, inspections, audits, and global health authorities is continuing to evolve.


  • 8 Significant Risks COVID-19 Poses To Clinical Trials — And How To Mitigate Them

    The impact of COVID-19 on clinical trials has been immediate, due to challenges posed by travel bans, hospital/clinic visitation restrictions, and social distancing precautions, just to name a few. These factors have translated into multiple issues that pose challenges related to corporate milestones, budgets, and data integrity.