National Association of Professional Women Inducts Lisa Kovatch, Manager, Clinical Operations, PPA Health Sciences–Assigned to Merck, Into VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Lisa Kovatch, CCRP, selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Lisa into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Lisa Kovatch as a 2016-2017 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Lisa into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company.”

Self-motivated, results-oriented and driven to succeed, Lisa Kovatch is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

As Manager of Clinical Operations, Ms. Kovatch has the opportunity to work remotely. In her prior position with PPA Health Sciences as Clinical Team Manager, her job duties included administrative management for over 30 clinical project associates across multiple medical specialties. She also provided oversight and leadership, forecasted and assisted in project implementation, helped to ensure training compliance for her company while employees work with Merck and analyzed resource utilization to ensure compliance with budgets.

In previous positions, Ms. Kovatch led clinical trials, compiled study reports, acted as the primary point of contact for investigative sites and coached junior colleagues. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Seton Hall University in English Literature and Biology. She became a Certified Clinical Research Professional in August 2013.

For her commitment to achieving success according to her personal standards of excellence, and for her outstanding accomplishments in enriching her position with her diversified proficiencies, Ms. Kovatch is being honored as a leader and role model for her profession.


About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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