Company Profiles

CMD Consulting’s management team brings together a diverse group of healthcare experts with decades of experience.

chantal-dolanChantal Matkin Dolan, PhD

Dr. Dolan received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University, her MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from UC Berkeley, and her PhD in Epidemiology from the Stanford University School of Medicine. She brings over a decade of experience working in the biotechnology industry both in-house and as a consultant. She has worked in all phases of clinical trials to design and implement scientifically sound epidemiology and outcomes research studies to support the biologic license applications of biotechnology products. She has experience working in many clinical areas including oncology, endocrinology, immunology, pulmonary diseases, and ophthalmology. Dr. Dolan is committed to protecting and enhancing public health by providing the highest level of scientific epidemiology and health outcomes research to her clients.

bar-dolanA. Barr Dolan, MS

Mr. Dolan received a BS in chemistry from Cornell, a MS in Applied Sciences from Harvard University, and a MBA from Stanford University. Mr. Dolan has worked in the venture capital industry in Silicon Valley for several decades and has experience investing in and developing multiple biotechnology and medical device companies.


kathryn-fisherKathryn Fisher, MPH

Ms. Fisher has a BS in Human Biology from the University of Utah and an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. Ms. Fisher has worked in-house and as a consultant in the biotechnology industry for over a decade. She has experience in multiple clinical areas and brings epidemiologic research, project management and clinical operations expertise to the CMD Consulting, Inc. team. She has experience in the development of pre-market clinical and observational study design and the development and implementation of post-marketing studies, including safety surveillance and patient registries.

hansenMichelle Hansen, BS

Ms. Hansen has a BS in Zoology and Secondary Education from Brigham Young University. Ms. Hansen has worked as a high school life sciences and physical sciences teacher. Ms. HansenĀ is a valuable member of the CMD team and has experience in scientific research, data analysis, and technical writing.



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