Gity N. Porjosh, MPH, MBA

Ms. Gity Porjosh is currently the Research Director for the Inova Research Center (IRC). In this capacity, she directs and oversees the Inova Research Center operations for Inova Health System. She leads a team of professional research staff who develops and implements policies and procedures to support an academically productive research portfolio for multiple programs across the Health System. She is responsible for appropriate functioning of the Institutional Review Board and ongoing training within the IRC to ensure compliance with all regulations governing the conduct of research studies.

Prior to coming to Inova Health System, Ms. Porjosh was the Project Manager at EMMES Corporation in Rockville, Maryland. She directed and oversaw the work of a team of data managers, protocol monitors, programmers and administrative coordinators for two National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored projects as well as a National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) project. While at EMMES she was appointed to the Corporation Institutional Review Board. She has worked with both public and private sector study sponsors to monitor trials, conduct site audits, generate reports for Data Safety and Monitoring Boards, and define project goals, timeline and endpoints. She holds an MPH from George Washington University and an MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.