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  • Paula Brown Stafford, MPH

    President, Clinical Development

    PaulaBrownStaffordPaula Brown Stafford joined Quintiles in 1985 as a biostatistician, and is currently the President of Clinical Development. Her global responsibilities cover all of Quintiles’ Phase I-IV services, including Clinical and Data Operations, Laboratory Services and Functional Resourcing.

    Paula has held numerous positions during her 27 years with Quintiles including positions in Project Management in the United States and Europe, Business Development, Scientific Operations and General Management.

    Paula holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Public Health, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with her specialization in Biostatistics.

    In addition to her role at Quintiles, Paula is the Board Chair of CDISC (Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium), member of the Foundation Board of the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill, member of the CTSA External Advisory Board of the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, and member of the Board of Directors for Cenduit.

    Paula was a 2011 recipient of the Triangle Business Journal’s Women in Business award for her significant contributions to Quintiles, and her dedication to making a positive difference in healthcare around the world.