Clarissa Fleck, Director, Accreditation Services
Clarissa obtained her BSc in Biology from McGill University, minoring in Psychology. She was involved in research internationally and in various fields; population medical genetics, stem cell research, molecular biology, experimental evolution, behavioural ecology, among others.
Clarissa has been working at HRA Canada since its inception, initially in the role of an Accreditation Manager. Having participated in the development of the accreditation program, Clarissa has expertise in the accreditation process, accreditation requirements, and the Canadian and US normative documents. Clarissa also participates in the development of National Standards of Canada (NSCs) for human research as a Technical Committee member for Human Research Standards Organization (HRSO).