In her current role as the Director of Program Management at Aspira Women’s Health, April fosters an environment of teamwork. She ensures that strategy is a high priority while overseeing performance and maintaining process execution. Her strong communication and interpersonal skills across cross-functional teams enhance the productivity-driven management philosophy.
April has over 25 years of experience in the Healthcare and Biomedical industry, having managed extensive Research & Development and Clinical Project/Program portfolios.
Before joining Apira Women’s Health, April began her career at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research as a Research Scientist. She evolved into positions including Program Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Officer, and Associate Investigator of Clinical Trials for notable Institutions. She has vast experience managing large, complex development projects, and with her many years of maintaining a successful career, April at one point managed a $200+ million R&D Program. April has served as an elected Science and Research Steering Committee Member at the Food and Drug Administration. She continues to live, work and help others, where she prides herself on creating an impact in public health, especially with disadvantaged populations, such as the Wounded Warriors for a Telemedicine Program, where she was responsible for the planning and execution of medical devices human clinical trials.
April’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in microbiology from Bowie State University and Webster University Master’s Program Business Management coursework. She has professional training in Project Management Best Practices, Procurement, Business Development, HIPAA, and GxP Healthcare Regulation.