Jessica (Saunders) Fritter

Jessica Fritter
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Clinical Instructor of Practice
252 Newton Hall
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1585 Neil Avenue
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Jessica Fritter received her Bachelor’s in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and obtained her Master’s of Applied Clinical and Preclinical Research from The Ohio State University. She is currently completing her Doctor of Health Sciences from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She has her Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) - Certified Professional Certification through ACRP. 

Jessica is a Clinical Instructor of Practice, Master of Clinical Research program and Undergraduate of Clinical Trials Sciences Certificate, at The Ohio State University College of Nursing. She also has an appointment with Workforce Development, Center for Clinical and Translational Science. She is an advisor for RISE: Representing Inclusive Standards in Healthcare Environments Student Organization. She teaches and creates courses that are fundamental to clinical research education. Through her years in clinical research, she has overseen very robust and always evolving infrastructures that include clinical research coordinators, regulatory coordinators, research scientists, data analysts, project coordinators, project managers, and undergraduate research volunteers. She has managed multimillion dollar infrastructures and clinical trial budgets along with overseeing a core infrastructure of regulatory affairs, clinical research training, compliance, business operations, clinical trial management systems, feasibility, and program management. 

She has extensive experience in study feasibility, creating training programs, writing grants, grants management, study start up through close out for federal RCTs, industry sponsored trials, and internal collaborative studies.

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April 15, 2024

Initiative recognized as Program of Excellence by University Outreach and Engagement

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Program, an initiative within The Ohio State University College of Nursing that has grown into one of the largest programs of its kind in Ohio, received the designation of 2024 Program of Excellence in Engaged Scholarship this month from the university’s Office of Outreach and Engagement.