Director, Research Operations
795 El Camino Real, Ames Building
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2302
Andrea Norcia is the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). The PAMF IRB reviews all research studies involving PAMF patients or undertaken by PAMF Research Institute (PAMFRI) investigators to ensure the research complies with regulations protecting the rights and welfare of human research subjects. This covers studies conducted throughout the PAMF service area, including clinics and centers in Santa Cruz, Fremont, Palomares, Mountain View, Los Altos, Dublin, San Carlos and Palo Alto.
She is also responsible for PAMFRI’s regulatory compliance with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Human Research Protections, public health services and the City of Palo Alto.
She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at San Jose State University.