Kristen Currie

Monika LaraLin

Lead Clinical Research Coordinator

Monika manages the research coordinators and research assistants at Peninsula Research Associates. She also currently works on PRA’s trials in the following areas; COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 Vaccines, COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibodies, Quality of Life/Exercise Capacity asthma, atopic dermatitis and eosinophilic esophagitis. She helps the PRA team maintain a high level of patient care while ensuring our research goals are being met.

Monika earned her bachelor’s degree in BioPsychology from Tufts University. After graduation, she gained experience in venipuncture and injections as a veterinary technician. She also worked in the financial sector as a project manager and managing a start-up. Monika then moved into the pharmaceutical research industry, working for many years for the pharmaceutical company, Theravance. There, she worked primarily in the Drug Metabolism PharmacoKinetics Department, running in-vivo and in-vitro studies for novel compounds. Monika played a key role in this department, facilitating the advancement of many of those novel compounds through pre-clinical research to FDA approval for clinical trials. She brings the combination of her management skills and medical background to help meet PRA’s research goals.

Monika is very excited for this opportunity of working with the strong members that make up the PRA team and to maintain the superior level of research Peninsula Research Associates is known for.

Contact Monika at:

Office: 310-265-1623 x228