With over 25 years in the CRO industry, Elsie Kohoot is the Site Director at our Winnipeg Facility.
Joining PCR in 2017, having worked at Hill Top Research for 22 years, Elsie progressed her way through the ranks from Technician to Study Manager to Assistant Site Manager to being at the helm of affairs and running the Winnipeg office as Site Manager.
With her vast experience, having worked at all levels, she brings great insight and extensive experience in the design and development of clinical research study methodologies, visual assessment of skin attributes (certified grader) including dryness, aging skin (lines/wrinkles, elasticity, hyperpigmentation, pores, luminance, and more) irritation, sensitization and instrument measurement of skin attributes.
Elsie has authored publications and given presentations relating to aging skin, nutritional intervention and skin, skin cleansing, techniques for reproducible relocation of measurement sites, and multiparametric approach for assessing photoaging. Study areas of her expertise include acne, atopic dermatitis, cleanser mildness, exfoliation, microbiome, moisturization and muscle/joint pain.
She is responsible for our Canadian operations including staff training, project and budget management, and facility. She works collaboratively across international sites to maximize efficiency and quality. Elsie partners with Sponsors within the dynamic global clinical testing services industry to provide expertise, creating synergistic business relationships with an emphasis on identifying needs, designing trials to meet objectives, conducting quality trials, and reporting meaningful data.