Susan Chrolavicius is a Research Associate at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario and is the coordinator of the CURE study.
Susan is a member of the CURE Steering Committee, which was responsible for study design, development of the study protocol, and implementation of the protocol.
has been responsible for the overall coordination of the work performed across 482 clinical centres in the 28 countries involved in CURE
has worked exclusively on CURE
since the summer of 1998 and has been involved in case report form design, implementation of the central randomization system, data management activities, clinical centre and sponsor liaison etc., throughout the duration of the study.
Susan first trained as a registered nurse and had substantial critical care nursing experience before pursuing a degree in Economics from McMaster University.
then joined the Clinical Trials Methodology Group at McMaster
under the directorship of Professor Michael Gent where she
gained considerable in-depth experience in large international clinical trials (CAMIAT and CAPRIE).
joined the Canadian Cardiovascular Collaboration
(CCCF) Project Office, Population Health Institute
, McMaster University
under the directorship of Dr. Salim Yusuf in 1997.
Susan has been the co-author of original clinical papers published in leading scientific publications such as the Lancet and the European Heart Journal .
She is a member of the Society for Clinical Trials and holds a nurses' registration at the College of Nurses of Ontario.