Director of Research Operations
Kari Oakes is Director of Research Operations for AgencyIQ’s Life Sciences division. She has primary editorial oversight of AgencyIQ life sciences content; she also contributes analysis on pharmaceutical regulatory issues with an emphasis on FDA advisory committee meeting coverage.
Before joining AgencyIQ, Kari worked as managing editor for a regulatory news organization and as a medical journalist specializing in academic medical conference coverage. She also practiced for several years as a physician assistant, working in neurology, emergency medicine and primary care in academic and military medical centers. Kari has a bachelor’s degree from St. Norbert College and completed her academic and clinical training as a PA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.