Dr. Tenaerts works closely with the CTTI Executive Committee to develop and implement strategies to accomplish CTTI’s mission. She provides senior level oversight of the day-to-day operations of CTTI and orchestrates efforts to effectively engage all interested stakeholders to improve the conduct of clinical trials. She is a member of PCORI's CTAP expert post-award subcommittee and MIT’s Collaborative Initiatives Clinical Trials Process Expert Advisory Board, a Member of the Advisory Council North America, DIA. With more than 20 years’ experience in the conduct of clinical trials across a number of sectors, she practiced medicine in both the emergency department and private practice setting for several years before embarking on a career in research. Most recently Dr. Tenaerts oversaw European operations for CoAxia, a medical device company focused on cerebral ischemia. She received her MD from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and a MBA from the University of South Florida. She speaks five languages and has obtained Six Sigma Green Belt certification.