Conference Speakers

Gloria Harrington, LMSW, CCRP

Gloria Harrington, LMSW, CCRP is the Research Manager at the University of Michigan Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund. Gloria received her Master of Social Work with a concentration in Community Practice at Wayne State University in 2007. She is a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) through the Society of Clinical Research Associates. Since 2008, Gloria has been involved in bipolar research at the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and Depression Center, and manages the large-scale Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder of more than 1100 participants, and the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Genetics Repository, which entails organizing collaborative studies and facilitating data sharing within and outside of the University. As the research manager, Gloria is responsible for management, operations, and strategic planning for the research enterprise which includes assisting with grant submissions, budget oversight, hiring and staffing effort, and operationalization of scientific protocols associated with the bipolar team. Currently, she is working toward an M.B.A. in Organizational Leadership. Her goal is to carry out the mission and vision of the Heinz C. Prechter Research Fund, and facilitate global research collaborations to find effective personalized treatments for those living with this complex illness.