Michelle Foust, PharmD, is the Director of New Product Development for Almac Clinical Services. She has 22 years experience in the clinical research arena. Michelle began her career as a Pharmacy Project Manager for the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). She was instrumental in developing a group able to interact with the clinical community in a creative manner, rather than simply serving as a packaging and distribution center. When Michelle moved into the role of Director of Clinical Services, she was responsible for managing project staff overseeing the Supply Chain Management aspect of global studies in various therapeutic areas. The DCRI Pharmacy was acquired by Almac Clinical Services in June 2000. In her most recent role as Director of New Product Development, Michelle works closely with the external market to foster and develop opportunities for Almac Clinical Services, and provides guidance to staff on the development of global processes and procedures in support of new services. Michelle received her BS in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served as an instructor for the DIA Investigational Supply Process training course and has presented at several seminars and workshops within the clinical research industry. Michelle is Past Chair of the ISPE Investigational Products North America Steering Committee.