Crissy MacDonald, PhD 


Executive Director, Client Delivery

The Avoca Group

As leader of The Avoca Group’s Integrated Consulting division, Dr. Crissy MacDonald provides consulting services to top pharmaceutical, biotech, and contract research organizations, and oversees client deliverables, systems, and processes across The Avoca Group. Crissy has 12 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with expertise in clinical research, process development, and strategic management. Her previous professional roles have touched every stage of the clinical trials process, from pre-clinical research through late-stage clinical development.

Crissy earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University and a Bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College.