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Tricia Barrett, named new president.

Tricia Barrett Named New President of Leading Patient Recruitment Company Praxis
The longtime executive first joined the company in 2010 as vice president, operations


BUFFALO, NY, September 12, 2023 – Praxis, an industry-leading patient recruitment and retention company, has announced today that longtime leader Tricia Barrett has been named its new president. Barrett most recently served as the company’s chief operating officer.

In her role, Barrett will continue to be the driving force behind Praxis’ client relationships while overseeing daily business operations, providing strategic direction and driving company objectives.

“It’s an incredible honor to step up and into the role of president of a company that is driving such impactful work across the patient recruitment industry and making connections that matter,” said Tricia Barrett, president, Praxis. “Having witnessed Praxis’ humble beginnings, it’s nothing short of monumental what we’ve done so far, and with a team as strong and as passionate as ours, we look forward to embarking on new undertakings and conquering even more milestones.”

Beginning as a small startup company in 2002 and having been acquired by marketing communications agency Crowley Webb in 2010, Praxis transformed into a key player within the patient recruitment space with the help and guidance of Barrett. Today, Praxis has a deep expertise in a wide range of therapeutic areas and special populations, which has led the company to work with the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies to meet their patient recruitment and retention goals.

Praxis has also announced an updated leadership structure to better support its growing business and clientele under Barrett’s leadership, including Robert Loll as senior vice president, business development and strategic planning; Karen Grobe as senior vice president, managing director; Karen Renzi as vice president, strategy; Colleen Hatcher as vice president, business development; Nina Taylor as senior manager, business development; Chelsea Roth as director, account service; and Kristen Lopez as director, account service.

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About Praxis
Praxis partners with the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to provide unique, customized programs to support clinical trial recruitment and patient retention solutions across a wide variety of therapeutic areas. Connecting sponsors with superior results, Praxis’ in-house capabilities include website development, program management, creative, video production, strategy, analytics, and PraxisDirect®, a proprietary backend data management software that determines eligibility for potential studies. To learn more, visit