Katherine Jestila Katherine Jestila
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership

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Department: Clinical Research and Leadership


  • EDD, Liberty University, 2022


Professor Katherine (Jane) Jestila has over 20 years experience in clinical research holding various roles in clinical, corporate and academic research working for pharmaceuticals, medical device companies and CROs. Prior to working in clinical research, she was a registered nurse in the states of Arizona and Massachusetts and she also worked in Washington, DC.

More recently, Professor Jestila obtained a post-graduate certificate in Clinical Research Administration from the George Washington University CRA program. While working in the various roles above, Professor Jestila has conducted site visits in multiple EU countries, participated in worldwide investigator meetings and has been responsible for data reconciliation of non-US data for NDAs that included data from multiple countries outside of the United States.


  • Clinical Research Administration
  • Regulatory Affairs

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

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