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Research Triangle Park, NC (June 15, 2000) Lineberry Research Associates was recently recognized by the Eastern Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes for their outstanding achievements in this year's campaign against birth defects and infant mortality. Among the awards presented to Lineberry for the Research Triangle Park (RTP) division were Top Team and Highest Team Per Capita. The company was also awarded the Industry Challenge Trophy for being the top fundraiser in the medical/pharmaceutical category.
This year marks the 5th year of participation in the March of Dimes WalkAmerica for Lineberry Research Associates as a company. However, several of the team members have contributed to the efforts of the March of Dimes for many years. The companys cofounder, Cathy Frieden Lineberry, has been very actively involved for over 15 years. "Our performance demonstrates the difference even a smaller company can make when there is a high level of commitment " says Lineberry. "We have consistently exceeded our goal the last few years and were proud to be the top fundraiser in the RTP division this year." Lineberry Research Associates raised over $14,000 to support the efforts of the March of Dimes.
In addition to the company awards, several staff members were recognized for their outstanding fundraising efforts and were given a "Battered Boot Award" for raising $500 or more.
Lineberry Research Associates is a contract research organization (CRO) and consulting firm in Research Triangle Park, NC and provides complete development capabilities, from IND application to NDA approval and post-marketing. In addition to managing clinical trials, Lineberry offers pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients high level strategic consulting services and expertise in scientific and medical writing.