Executive Management

Darlene PanzittaPresident & Founder

Darlene Panzitta is an award-winning pharmaceutical executive with over 20 years’ experience in drug development and clinical trial management. Since founding DSP in 1999, the company has earned a national reputation for excellence in clinical trial management and customer service. Darlene continues to earn accolades for her vision and focus on raising the bar in outsourced clinical trial management.

Darlene started her research career working with small pharmaceutical companies in the monitoring, study management, and drug safety departments. She is an expert at early to late stage drug development with a focus on women’s health and infertility projects. She has extensive experience in scientific evaluation, implementation and execution of Phase I to IV clinical development programs in a variety of therapeutic areas.

Darlene has published several articles on best practices in clinical trial outsourcing in top industry magazines, including CenterWatch, Applied Clinical Trials, and PharmaVoice, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

Darlene holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Science and a Master of Science degree in Biology from Farleigh Dickinson University.

Jenna HaseneiAssociate Director, Clinical Operations

Jenna Hasenei has over 13 years experience in both pharmaceutical and contract research organizations. Prior to joining DSP in 2006, she worked as a Clinical Research Associate with Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Jenna has extensive experience in trial management, monitoring, and managing large clinical teams and studies.

Jenna holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Montclair State University and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Research Organization and Management, from Drexel University. She is also a Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) with the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).