Frederic De Pourq
Associate Director for Community Research and Core Technologies
As a member of the senior administrative team, Mr. De Pourcq provides input into the development and updating of strategic long-range plans for the goals and activities of YCCI. Since joining YCCI in April 2008, he has been responsible for overseeing the activities of the Community Engagement and Research Core, providing strategic support to YSN’s practice-based research network’s research projects. He also serves as the project manager for the implementation of two enterprise-wide clinical trials management systems: one to address billing compliance and a second to better manage pre-and post-award activities related to clinical trials management. Mr. De Pourcq has 13 years of prior experience in clinical research administration. He was the project director for two large NIDA-funded studies examining the impact of a mobile healthcare unit on the health services utilization patterns of at-risk injection drug users in New Haven. From 2000-2003, he served as the assistant director for the Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office (CTO) and was responsible for overseeing data collection activities and regulatory compliance for all phases of oncology trials; he was then appointed director of the CTO and oversaw all operations until joining YCCI. He served on the Yale Cancer Center Protocol Review Committee from 2000 through 2008. Mr. De Pourcq is a member of the CTSA Community Engagement KFC and recently served on the planning committee for its May 12, 2010 Face-to-Face meeting in Bethesda Md. He is also a member of CE KFC Resource Development Workgroup. Mr. De Pourcq also participates in the Clinical Research Ethics KFC, and will participate in CTSA National Task Force Examining Clinical Research Management Processes. Mr. De Pourcq is a member of YSN’s practice based research network (NetHaven) advisory board and the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) Steering Committee. As project manager for CTMS implementation, Mr. De Pourcq participates in the Research Working Group, Epic Integration Committee, and the YSM /Yale New Haven Health System Joint Research Operations Committee.