Shaunagh Browning, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Shaunagh Browning serves as the director for the Office of Research Quality Assurance (ORQA). Shaunagh joined ORQA as the director in 2018 and directs activities related to the mission and purpose of ORQA at Georgetown University. Her work in clinical research at Georgetown began as a study coordinator in 1990. Since then, she has coordinated numerous clinical trials. In addition, Shaunagh has been a certified family nurse practitioner since 1999 and provided clinical care to research patients in addition to coordinating the projects. In the past, her work included managing a clinical research unit and assisting many investigators in the implementation of their clinical research projects. Shaunagh received her BSN from George Mason University in 1988, her MS in Nursing from Georgetown University in 1998, and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2019. Shaunagh’s work has centered on the role of the clinical research coordinator, with emphasis on the clinical research nurse and education of staff and scientists with the goal of research quality and efficiency.
Neha Mookuparambil, MS, PharmD
Quality Assurance Specialist
Neha Mookuparambil serves as an auditor for the Office of Research Quality Assurance (ORQA). Neha joined the ORQA team in 2019 as a DSMC Coordinator and later transitioned to an auditor role in 2021. She is responsible for leading and conducting routine and directed audits at Georgetown University. She also provides quality assurance support to various clinical research teams. In addition, she contributes to develop new and refine existing quality assurance processes. Neha graduated with an MS in Biotechnology from Georgetown University in 2019 and PharmD from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, India, in 2018.
Mauricio Lizama MS, MLS (ASCP)
Quality Assurance Auditor
Mauricio Lizama serves as an auditor for the Office of Research Quality Assurance (ORQA). He also serves as the coordinator for the Data Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) at Georgetown University. Mauricio joined the ORQA team in 2022. His role includes coordinating multiple clinical research teams to work together to produce reports that are periodically reviewed and presented to the DSMC for study monitoring. Mauricio graduated with an MS in Biotechnology from Georgetown University in 2020 and in 2017 from Washington Adventist University with a BS in Clinical Laboratory Science.