Behind the Research

The team at Charlottesville Medical Research (CMR) is dedicated to the health and well-being of our community. Through our relationships with pharmaceutical and device companies, we work hard to help bring new therapies to those in Charlottesville and around the world.

CMR is proud to have an exceptional team who shares our passion for hope and our goal to help those in need. This month, we are featuring one of our valued team members, Evonne Hancock in our Behind the Research blog series.

Read on to learn more about Evonne.

Evonne with CMR

Question: Tell us a little bit about your role. What motivates you to participate in clinical research?

Evonne:  I am a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator for the past 15 years. I have been the Clinical Manager for the past year.  I have enjoyed being a part of clinical research studies, and being a part of the future of world health. 

Question: What’s one work-related thing you want to accomplish in the next year?

Evonne:  As a coordinator, I would like to be a part of conducting a Covid-19 vaccine or prevention trial for Covid-19. I like helping to make a difference during this pandemic.  As a Clinical Manager, I want to work on growing Charlottesville Medical Research Center, LLC, and educating new volunteers for trials.   

Question: Do you have a favorite holiday? Why or why not?

Evonne:  Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  It’s a time for family and friends to gather and give thanks, and blessings of the year.  May family goes around the table and shares what they are most thankful for. It can get teary at times, but it’s such a memorable moment.

Question: What’s the career highlight you’re most proud of?

Evonne:  I’m most proud of where I am now in my career.  I enjoy every day that I can do what I’m passionate about, and lead and inspire others.

Question: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Evonne:   CUTIES or Halos!  It’s the tiniest, sweetest fruit to be enjoyed anytime of the day. 

Question: What is the thing you like most about your job?

Evonne:   Being able to make a difference every day. 

When you decide to participate in Charlottesville Medical Research clinical research studies, you help ensure future individuals have effective and safe ways to treat their conditions. To learn more about how you can get involved in our research studies, call (434) 817-2442, or visit our website for more information.