The POPPY study is delighted to welcome Margarita Durkina to our support team as the temporary Trial Manager for the POPPY study, standing in for Jodi Meyerowitz while she is on maternity leave. Margarita started working in clinical research 6 years ago, after obtaining her degrees in Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Research at the University of Sheffield. Before joining Imperial Clinical Trials Unit she worked on a set-up of oncology clinical trials and gained some experience in monitoring of observational research. For the last 3 years at ICTU she worked on neurology and cardiovascular studies before joining POPPY study team as the study manager and monitor.
Originally, Margarita is from a seaside town Klaipeda in Lithuania. She enjoys traveling and is curious about anything science, art and cinema related.