Company Accolades

 PPD Awards

  • PPD announced it has been named to Training magazine’s 2019 Training Top 125 list recognizing excellence in employee learning and development.
  • PPD announced that a scientist in the PPD® Laboratories biomarker lab in Richmond, Virginia, was named the Bioanalysis Rising Star Award winner in recognition of her bioanalysis expertise.
  • PPD was honored by Medidata with its Medidata Accelerator Award, recognizing PPD’s commitment to innovation for advancing and accelerating the drug development process.
  • PPD clinical researchers were honored for excellence at the 2018 PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year-The Americas competition. One PPD clinical research associate (CRA) earned gold in the Experienced CRA category and one took gold in the New CRA category. The industry recognition demonstrates the high caliber of these individuals and highlights the success of PPD’s award-winning training and development programs.
  • PPD was recognized for excellence in clinical research by pharmaceutical and biotechnology executives surveyed for Life Science Leader magazine’s 2018 CRO Leadership Awards.
  • PPD was honored for employee learning and development programs that help the global contract research organization deliver service excellence to its pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. For the seventh year, Training magazine named PPD to its Training Top 125 list of businesses that excel in employee learning and development.
  • PPD announced it earned earned two honors for excellence in regulatory affairs at The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) Awards in London. The honors are the TOPRA Award for Support, which recognizes the critical role supporting organizations play in drug development, and the TOPRA Award in the Contribution category, which recognizes significant and consistent contributions to a team, project, regulatory science or the profession.
  • PPD announced it was named Best CRO Provider at the World ADC Awards. This recognition acknowledges the excellence and dedication of PPD® Laboratories professionals in supporting clients’ antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) research to develop new anticancer therapies.
  • PPD's Susan Atkinson, Ph.D., senior vice president of global biometrics, was recognized for industry leadership and named to 2017 PharmaVOICE 100 list of the most inspiring people in the life sciences industry.
  • PPD announced industry accolades earned by PPD clinical research associates (CRAs), recognizing their expertise in the endeavor of developing life-changing medicines.
  • PPD received recognition for excellence in clinical research by pharmaceutical and biotechnology executives surveyed for Life Science Leader magazine’s 2017 CRO Leadership Awards.
  • PPD has been honored for employee development and business process programs delivering service excellence for biopharmaceutical clients. Training magazine named the company for the sixth consecutive year to its Top 125 list of businesses that excel in employee learning and development. For the second year, PPD placed in the Process Excellence Network (PEX) Awards, which recognize best practices in business processes.
  • PPD announced its selection as one of the most innovative organizations using information technology at CIO magazine’s 29th annual CIO 100 Awards.
  • PPD was named best contract research organization (CRO) in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2016 Life Sciences Awards recognizing the accomplishments of innovative research organizations in the life sciences field in the North Carolina Research Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.
  • PPD clinical researchers earned recognition for excellence at the annual PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year 2016. A four-person PPD team earned the PharmaTimesClinical Research Team of the Year gold award.
  • For the fifth time, PPD was recognized in the InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the United States. InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology.
  •  PPD was recognized for excellence in clinical research by pharmaceutical and biotechnology executives surveyed for Life Science Leader magazine’s 2016 CRO Leadership Awards.    
  • PPD was recognized by Training magazine as one of the leading businesses that excel in employee learning and development. In addition to PPD's fifth consecutive year on the Training Top 125 list, PPD's training program for clinical research associates (CRAs) was singled out for recognition with an Outstanding Training Initiative Award.
  • PPD was ranked one of the world’s best contract research organizations (CROs) in the CenterWatch 2015 Global Site Survey. Research sites gave PPD excellent ratings on a series of key success indicators for sustaining strong relationships with investigative sites to promote efficiency, quality and patient safety in clinical research.
  • PPD was recognized for excellence in clinical research by pharmaceutical and biotechnology company executives surveyed for Life Science Leader magazine’s 2015 CRO Leadership Awards. PPD earned honors for high quality and reliability, based on survey responses from more than 2,300 industry executives responsible for making or influencing decisions to outsource clinical development programs to CROs.
  • PPD’s five-person team earned the PharmaTimes Company Team of the Year silver award and an individual bronze award in the project manager category at the annual PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year – Americas awards. 
  • PPD was recognized as one of the leading businesses for employee learning and development. PPD was named to Training magazine’s 2015 Training Top 125 list. It was the fourth consecutive year PPD made the list, which honors companies that demonstrate measurable results from effective employee learning and development programs tied to strategic goals.
  • PPD was ranked fourth on the list of the 25 Healthiest Employers of the Triangle, an award sponsored by the Triangle Business Journal. The honor recognizes PPD’s commitment to prioritizing wellness and helping employees focus on their health.
  • PPD was honored for communications promoting the value of clinical trials. The company has been recognized with awards for excellence in multimedia and digital communications that demonstrate the importance of clinical research in developing life-changing medical treatments. PPD recently earned five Telly Awards and three Digital Health Awards.
  • PPD was named to the 2014 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. For the second consecutive year, and third time in four years, PPD made the list honoring the top 100 U.S. companies that support families seeking to adopt.
  • For Preclarus®, a comprehensive technology solution delivering real-time data and analytics to enable effective decision-making in clinical research, PPD earned a ranking on the 2014 CIO 100 Award list. CIO magazine annually recognizes the most innovative organizations using information technology to create business value.
  • A group of PPD clinical research associates was named the 2014 Clinical Research Team of the Year by PharmaTimes, earning recognition as the top performing team from among finalists in a rigorous, three-stage competition.
  • Niklas Morton, vice president of global biostatistics, programming and medical writing, was named a rising star in the Scrip’s 100 Leaders 2014. The magazine recognized Morton’s development of Preclarus®, PPD’s comprehensive data portfolio solution that offers clients transparent, real-time access to all clinical trial data.
  • PPD was recognized for excellence in clinical trial monitoring, as PPD clinical research associates earned gold and bronze honors at the 2013 PharmaTimes U.S. Clinical Researcher of the Year competition.
  • PPD was named among the top 25 Healthiest Employers of the Triangle for 2013 by Triangle Business Journal for its health and wellness commitment and providing resources and opportunities to encourage employees to lead active, balanced lives.
  • PPD was chosen among a select group of American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) BEST Award winners in 2013 for innovative employee training programs, which drive efficiencies in the conduct of biopharmaceutical clients’ drug development programs.
  • PPD earned a fourth consecutive listing among the InformationWeek 500 in 2013, a ranking of the most innovative business technology users in the United States, for applying a depth and breadth of technology resources to drive value for biopharmaceutical industry clients and enhance employee engagement.
  • In 2013, PPD earned the Skillsoft Perspectives Innovation Award for Empowering Learning Cultures in the Enterprise, for best demonstrating the ability to make learning part of the fabric of its operations.
  • The Computerworld Honors Program named PPD a 2013 Laureate – celebrating visionary applications of information technology that promote positive social, economic and educational change – for its suite of technologies that support patients’ involvement, education and awareness regarding their health care.
  • PPD’s strategic alliance with ePharmaSolutions was recognized with a Microsoft 2013 Life Sciences Innovation Award honoring our initiative to deploy online portal solutions, benefiting PPD clients and investigative sites with innovative new enterprise tools that enable faster and easier site feasibility and study start-up, study training, site management, and patient recruitment and engagement.
  • PPD’s reputation ranked best among all CROs in results from CenterWatch’s 2013 Global Survey of Clinical Research Sites. PPD was also ranked first for innovation in improving site relationships and using technology to make processes more efficient.
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