Kreuter has held various senior level data management director positions for the past 16 years at several organizations including Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater, Penn.; M3 Clinical Research in Hinckley, Ohio; and SDI in Plymouth Meeting, Penn. Kreuter received his master's degree in health care administration from Almeda University and is also an active member in numerous industry organizations.
"These individuals are leaders in their fields and bring exponential experience to our expanded clinical research capabilities at our new facility," stated Amy Young, DCR vice president of clinical services. "We're proud to bring in such qualified talent to lead our new facility as we continue to expand DCR and fulfill our mission to advance the knowledge and practice of kidney care."
DCR's new facility encompasses 35,000 square feet and will be physically connected to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colo. The 80-bed facility will create more than fifty specialized research jobs and will increase DCR's physical capacity from 42 to 122 beds in North America. The facility will support high-risk studies and will have an expanded ability to support both patient and healthy volunteer Phase I clinical studies.
"These significant investments in talent signify our commitment to be a leader in the early clinical research space," said Kevin Goudreau, DCR vice president of commercial development. "DaVita Clinical Research will continue to explore opportunities to both expand our patient-driven leadership position and diversify our ability to conduct critical research in healthy normal volunteers."