Claudia Nakama, MSGH

OCTRI Innovation Alliance Manager

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Claudia is working to build early-stage FDA regulatory support programming for OHSU investigators that are seeking a path to commercialization. She is responsible for establishing and fostering relationships that connect members of our entrepreneurial community with the goal of helping teams navigate project hurdles. Additionally, Claudia works to collaborate with OHSU and community partners to drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives in OCTRI.

Claudia comes from a biotech startup background where she gained experience in compliance, clinical trial management, process development, and quality control. She continues to provide clinical trial coordination support for healthcare-based startups. Claudia holds a B.S. in Mathematics from NYU and a MS in Global Health from NUNM where she currently holds an adjunct faculty position.

In her free time, Claudia loves exploring the wilderness of the PNW with her four beautiful children.