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Dr. Maria Lehretz

Medical Director, Principal Investigator
Maria Lehretz, MD currently serves as the Medical Director of Velocity Clinical Research in Leipzig, where she manages the site’s principal investigators and sub-investigators, in addition to being a principal investigator herself. In this role, she also plays an active role in the commercial development of the site and collaborates with the Business Development and Business Operations teams. She also serves as a liaison between pharmaceutical and CRO medical directors, providing clinical content and consulting expertise on study protocol design to sponsors and CROs. Prior to this, Dr. Lehretz held the position of Head of Clinical Research at eCovery GmbH, where she was responsible for designing and executing clinical studies, managing regulatory processes and project management, and overseeing clinical trial managers. She has also served as a Senior Clinical Research Physician at Parexel International and as a Clinical Research Physician at SIBAmed GmbH und Co. KG, where she was involved in Phases 2 and 3 clinical trials, MPG and register studies, managing site principal investigators and sub-investigators, and working with pharmaceutical and CRO companies. Dr. Lehretz received her medical degree from Martin-Luther-University Halle.

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