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Friday, February 19, 2010

St. Francis Cancer Research Foundation appoints new manager

INDIANAPOLIS – Kathryn LaPrees has been appointed manager of the St. Francis Cancer Research Foundation.

LaPrees, who has been at St. Francis since 2008, previously was research billing and contracts manager for the foundation. In her new role, she serves as department liaison for cancer investigators, coordinators, management, sponsors and the St. Francis Institutional Review Board.

A certified clinical research professional and pharmacy technician, LaPrees was a regulatory affairs project coordinator for a regional cancer research organization.

LaPrees earned a bachelor’s degree in health administration at Indiana University.

The St. Francis Cancer Research Foundation offers patients local participation in nearly 100 FDA-approved investigational trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and various pharmaceutical companies.

To learn more about the foundation and ongoing trials, go to