Cris Wells

Biography

Cris Wells is a Clinical Professor and Senior Director of Academic Operations at Arizona State University within the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. A radiologic technologist and electrical engineer by training, Professor Wells has overseen health care and research projects in basic, translational, and clinical research. Prior to joining ASU, she served in various capacities in education as well as research. Her research positions included appointments as director of clinical operations in translational research, senior director of oncology clinical research, and supervisor of research administration in neurobiology. Her engineering background centered on pacemaker design when working for a medical device company. She also served as the consumer representative on the Food and Drug Administration Medical Device Advisory Panel for four years. Professor Wells’ current interests are focused on workforce development, curriculum design, and accreditation of emerging research and health care professions, including clinical research, regulatory science, and health care compliance.

 

Education

  • Doctorate of Education: Educational Leadership - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
  • MS: Educational Technology - Keller Graduate School of Management, Naperville, IL
  • MBA: Business Administration - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • MS: Health Services Administration - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • BS: Engineering - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
  • BS : Radiologic Technology - Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • Certificate: Radiologic Technology - Mercy Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, Mason City, IA

Research Activity

Grants and Projects

  • National Institutes of Health, Project 1G08LM007419-01, Internet Connectivity for Oncology Research in Rural Arizona, 2001, $16,590 (Author and Principal Investigator)
  • Komen Foundation, Patient Care Costs for Indigent Women to Join Breast Cancer Research Studies, 2002, $20,000 (Author and Principal Investigator)
  • State of Arizona, Clinical Trials Network Access for Cancer Drugs Developed through the State of Arizona, $40,000 (Author)
  • National Cancer Institute, Competitive Renew of the Community Clinical Oncology Program, 2000 - 2005, $550,000/yr. (Author)

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCR 567 Research Management
HCR 579 Trans Rsrch Drug Discovery&Dev
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCR 563 Regulatory Affairs
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCR 567 Research Management
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCR 579 Trans Rsrch Drug Discovery&Dev
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCR 567 Research Management
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCR 350 Intro Clinical Research
HCR 579 Trans Rsrch Drug Discovery&Dev
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCR 484 Internship
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCR 262 Health Care Licensure