Sean Walsh is the Executive Partner, Clinical Research at SCALE Healthcare.
Sean is an experienced healthcare operations leader with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare services industry.
Sean has held senior positions for multiple research sites for WCG, ClinEdge/GuideStar Research, and Raleigh Neurology Associates among other hospital settings. At Raleigh Neurology Associates, an award winning research site, he led direct clinical research operations for over 100 separate CNS research projects worth with 15 direct professional staff coordinating hundreds of active patients. Sean has extensive experience in developing and executing training programs for healthcare teams ranging from regulatory operators to c-suite executives. As the Manager, Business Operations and Finance at Rex Hematology/Oncology Associates, he managed clinical operations in the business office and 19 direct staff during facility expansion and technology migration to a new EMR system, which incorporated state of the art clinical treatment and drug trial information.
Previously, Sean was a Managing Director at BEK Health where he led the development team in the creation, operation, and deployment of procedures for a patient recruitment software system that directly searched EMR structured and unstructured data. Previously, he was the Senior Advisor for Global Alzheimer’s Platform where he led the development of a key protocol for a clinical trial globally and worked closely with major pharmaceutical companies worldwide.
Sean started his career in the US Air Force, where he served for 17 years. He led seven primary care outpatient clinics serving 310K eligible beneficiaries and designed, constructed, and executed a production plan for the largest family practice, internal medicine, and pediatric specialist residencies in the military. He has published over 20 clinical research articles and is a seasoned speaker at national industry conferences.
Sean graduated with a BA from Boston University and an MBA from Webster University. He is affiliated with the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.