Dr. Laurie Lebo is the Vice President of Operations at Centerstone’s Research Institute. As Vice President of Operations, Dr. Lebo leads day-to-day operations of the Research Institute including financial management and establishing performance management strategies across departments. She also works with Centerstone colleagues to design operational plans and implement strategies for managing a large portfolio of projects, stakeholder engagement and staff development and engagement.
For more than 15 years, Dr. Lebo worked in the research space at Vanderbilt University Medical Center serving in management, compliance, program coordination and supervision, risk management and research leadership. She is responsible for developing the foundational infrastructure of ResearchMatch.org, a national, disease-neutral recruitment registry and leading the Trial Innovation Network, a national academic consortium that develops, implements and evaluates multiple research tools.
Dr. Lebo is a member of the Project Management Institute, the Health Care Compliance Association and the American Health Law Association. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and earned the Vanderbilt Business Management Certificate from Vanderbilt Owen School of Management.
Dr. Lebo holds a PhD in public health and community health education from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in exercise science and health education from the University of Missouri. She has contributed to multiple publications, presentations and research projects including those associated with Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington.