Fall 2020

iTHRIV Under the Microscope

Andrea Bidanset is the Director of Clinical Trials for Carilion Clinic, a not-for-profit healthcare organization serving western Virginia. Andrea joined Carilion’s Research and Development team in 2016 and has a combined 11 years of experience in clinical research coordination and administration. As part of iTHRIV, she serves on the Clinical Research Access and Workforce Development Committees; which aim to increase clinical research access for underserved communities and provide developmental opportunities for the clinical research workforce at the collaborating iTHRIV sites.


Andrea is from the Roanoke Valley and returned home after completing her undergraduate studies at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. She went on to study Healthcare Administration, obtaining an MHA from Radford University Carilion in 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and renovating her 100-year-old house with her husband.

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