Simona Carini’s background includes nursing, clinical data science and medical information science. She received her B.A. from the University of the Sacred Heart (Milan, Italy) and M.A. from Mills College, CA. Her interest and involvement in clinical trials started in nursing school, continued in her role as clinical data coordinator and then data quality analyst for a pharma and a biotech company and evolved in her work on trial bank publishing, ontology-based data sharing of human studies and clinical trial visualization in Dr. Ida Sim’s research lab.
In recent years, she has been involved in mobile health as data scientist. She is also a food and non-fiction writer, a poet and a photographer.