LMK Team Spotlight


Meet Teena Cochran, Principal Consultant

Teena joined LMK in 2017 with 24 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a focus on operational excellence and business value creation.  From discovery through clinical development, she has a working knowledge of clinical trial design, execution and clinical operations and development. For the last 8 years, she has focused on the development and implementation of trial master file processes and systems associated with building a high quality, inspection-ready trial record.

In her LMK assignment, Teena is applying her knowledge and experience to plan and implement the adoption of the Veeva Vault eTMF at the study team level, developing and adapting processes and guidance to meet the new business model.  She is co-leading the development of global metrics and dashboards to monitor business adoption of the new way of working with the new processes and systems.  She is also managing the TMF Index for use in the eTMF system and in paper TMF, optimizing the change control processes and ensuring the Index meets the needs of the functional areas who contribute content and who use the eTMF.

Prior to joining LMK, Teena worked for GlaxoSmithKline for 23 years gaining knowledge of the drug development processes from molecular synthesis to transfer of a newly approved medicine for manufacturing.  A year with PAREXEL gave her the opportunity to gain knowledge of the industry from the CRO perspective. Teena holds a Masters in Biochemistry, an Executive MBA, a Project Management Professional certification and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.