Instructor Profile

Kathryn King, Clinical Trials instructor

Kathryn King, PhD

Senior Vice President, Clinical and CMC Operations at Aptinyx

Kathryn King, PhD, is a pharmaceutical industry executive with more than twenty years of clinical development achievements. King has held senior leadership roles at Levo Therapeutics, AbbVie, Takeda, Veeva Systems and Abbott. She is an experienced clinical trialist dedicated to designing and driving innovation in clinical research trials, with specialties in Risk-Based Monitoring, electronic Trial Master Files, and effective partnerships with Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and sites. She earned a BS in biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame, a MA in Health Care Ethics, and a PhD in Philosophy from Loyola University in Chicago.