Africa Fernandez Lopez, PhD, CCRP, serves as Senior Alliance Manager in the Office of Technology Development. She joined OTD in 2017 as a Relationship Manager and is a member of the Technology Management and Commercialization unit.
Africa served from 2013 through 2017 as Experimental Therapeutics Project Manager in the Pediatrics Clinical Trials Office at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Previously, she served in that office as Project Coordinator in Experimental Therapeutics for three years. She joined MSK in 2007 as a Research Fellow in the Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics.
Africa received her PhD from the Department of Human Pathology of the Center for Biological Research and Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. Among her other credentials, she is a Certified Clinical Research Professional (accredited by SoCRA); she holds an Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Affairs from San Diego State University; and she has a Clinical Trials Management Diploma from the Official College of Physicians of Barcelona, Spain.