Laura Hill is a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) at Western States Cancer Research NCORP.
When did you start working at WSCR-NCORP?
April of 2022
What is your favorite part of working at WSCR-NCORP?
My favorite part about working at WSCR is the patient interaction of my job. As a CRC, we are with the patients when they find out the good and the not so good news about their cancer treatment. This helps build strong and trusting relationships with our patients.
What do you like most about the work we do here?
During clinical trials people become numbers. The work that we do at WSCR, people remain people. We are interacting with the patients at almost every visit they have with their physician. This increases trust and lasting rapport with patients during a difficult time in their lives.
How did you get started in the field of research?
During my masters degree program I designed, implemented, and analyzed a mixed-method research project for my capstone.
What are you most proud of in your career so far?
Advocating for patients and myself.
What’s one thing on your “bucket list”?
To ride in a hot air balloon.