Deborah Boerschig

Deborah A. Boerschig

Nurse Practitioner

Professional Summary

Ms. Boerschig has over 37 years of experience in nursing with 20 years as a Nurse Practitioner and over 10 years of experience in clinical research. Ms. Boerschig earned Clinical Research Coordinator Certification in 2003.

In her role as study coordinator, she has been involved in study screening/enrollment, performing all patient procedures within her scope of practice, completing Case Report Forms and maintaining regulatory files. She has assisted in protocol development for the Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network (CCTN, Principal Investigator: Michael Thomas, MD). She coordinates CCTN studies as well as a variety of industry-sponsored studies.

Education

Professional Certificate, University of Cincinnati,k Raymond Walters College Cincinnati, OH, 2001 (Clinical Research)

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, University of Wisconsin/Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin WI, 1989 (Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program)

Registered Nurse, Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Cincinnati, OH, 1973 (Registered Nurse Diploma Program)

Positions and Work Experience

03-2000 - Clinical Nurse Coordinator / Nurse Practitioner, Coordinate all phases of research studies including recruitment, screening, and enrollment. Evaluate patients at visits including laboratory sample collection and processing per study protocol, gathering data with appropriate documentation. Perform within women's health nurse practitioner scope of practice. Completion of CRFs both paper and electronic. Continual updates to units database (Study Manager). Dispensing study medication and verifyin compliance. Preparation of reports for study and IRB., University of Cincinnati, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cincinnati, OH

10-1986 -03-2000 Nurse Practitioner, Provide comprehensive women's health care, including physical assessment, pregnancy diagnosis, STD screening and treatment, contraceptive management, cervical cap and diaphragm fitting and insertion of Paragard IUDs, pap follow-up, appropriate referral and client/staff education., Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH

10-1986 -08-1989 Clinic Manager, Managed suburbal clinic that provided comprehensive women's reproductive health care and vasectomy program. Supervised staff of five., Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH

1976 -1986 Home Healthcare Nurse, Provided home health care, primarily for the elderly. Worked in senior center and chelters for homeless and mentally ill clients, providing foot care and nursing evaluation and referrals., Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor,

1975 -1976 Registered Nurse, Provided nursing assessments with medical ans social service referrals. Coordinated nutrition services with dietician volunteer. Participated in rap group - innovative therapeutic milieu., Alcoholic Drop-In Center, Cincinnati, OH

1973 -1975 Public Health Nurse, Public health nurse responsible for three census tracts. Provided prenatal education, infant assessment, infectious disease follow-up, diabetic education, and referrals to hospitals, clinics and community agencies., Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2003 NICHD Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network - Core Function Activities Task Order Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Active Type:Contract Level:National

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2003 -2007 NICHD A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Comparator Study of the Safety and Contraceptive Efficacy of C31G Vaginal Gel Compared to Conceptrol® Vaginal Gel Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Completed Type:Contract Level:National

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2006 -2009 NICHD A multicenter, open-label study to evaluate the efficacy, cycle control and safety of a contraceptive vaginal ring delivering a daily dose of 150 µg of Nestorone® and 15 µg of Ethinyl Estradiol (150/15 NES/EE CVR) Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Completed Type:Contract Level:National

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2010 NICHD A multi-center, open-label, randomized, parallel group study to evaluate the effects on the mechanisms of contraceptive efficacy and, secondarily, to assess the pharmacokinetic profile and safety of two progestin-only patches containing different doses of Levonorgestrel (LNG) Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Active Type:Contract Level:National

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2010 NICHD A Multi-Center, Open-Label, Non-Comparative Study of the Safety and Contraceptive Efficacy of the Woman’s Condom Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Active Type:Contract Level:National

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2001 -2005 NICHD A multicenter, randomized double-masked, comparative study of the safety and contraceptive efficacy of BufferGel spermicide used with diaphragm compared to Gynol II® spermicide used with diaphragm Amended to Add a Group Treated with Open-Label BufferGel™ Spermicide used with Diaphragm for Six Months to Further Assess Safety and Contraceptive Efficacy Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Completed Type:Contract Level:National

Grant: #N01-HD-9-3297 Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2000 -2001 NICHD A Prospective, Randomized, Double Blind, Multicenter Study to Compare the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerance of 10 mg of CDB-2914 to 50 mg CDB-2914 as Emergency Contraception Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Completed Type:Contract Level:National

Investigators:Michael A. Thomas, MD 2000 Industry Sponsors Multiple industry-sponsored clinical trials Role:Research Nurse Coordinator Active Type:Contract