Symphony Leaders Recognized for Contributions to Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA)

VERNON HILLS, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Symphony Clinical Research®, a business specializing in in-home
and alternate-site clinical research trial visits, was pleased to have
two members of their organization recognized for outstanding service to
the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) in recent months.

Symphony’s CEO, Nicki Norris, was honored with the President’s Award at
HBA’s 2015 National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The President’s
award is given to an HBA leader who exemplifies effective leadership and
dedication to the mission of the HBA and has had a measurable impact on
the HBA global organization, chapter operations, members and/or
Corporate Partners. Nicki has served with distinction on the Board of
the Chicago Chapter for 3 years and as the leader of Chicago’s highly
successful Sponsorship Committee. She is currently the Chapter’s Vice

Ellen Weiss, Director of Business Development at Symphony, was
recognized for her 10 years of active volunteer service to the Chicago
Chapter of the HBA with the Chapter’s first Legacy Award in December of
2015. The Legacy Award honors a volunteer who has consistently
demonstrated outstanding service to the Chapter over 5+ years of

About Symphony Clinical Research®

Symphony Clinical Research®, formerly known as Clinical Resource
Network, LLC (CRN), is the global service leader in providing in-home
and alternate-site clinical services to patients in all phases and
therapeutic areas of clinical trials. In-home services can be used in
all patient populations from neonatal through geriatrics. Since 2003,
Symphony’s has been bringing the clinical trial visit to patients’ homes
and alternate sites making it more convenient for patients across the
globe to participate in clinical trials. Symphony services have
significantly accelerated the pace of clinical trials by dramatically
improving patient recruitment, retention, compliance and site
productivity as well as increasing patient and investigator
satisfaction. Symphony has offices in Vernon Hills, Illinois and Gdansk,

About HBA

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is a global nonprofit
organization comprised of individuals and organizations from across the
healthcare industry committed to achieving gender parity in leadership
positions, facilitating career and business connections and providing
effective practices that enable organizations to realize the full
potential of their female talent.

HBA accomplishes its mission through strong business networks,
education, research, advocacy, and recognition for individuals and


Symphony Clinical Research®
Trisha Rose, Director of Business
Direct: 224-533-8565