Beaufort to Sponsor AMDM Annual Meeting; New Hires to Speak at Thought Leadership Event

(Norfolk, VA; April 14, 2015) — Beaufort, a global contract research organization that partners
with in vitro diagnostic (IVD), medical device and biopharmaceutical developers to provide
clinical and regulatory services and a full range of quality and staffing solutions, will celebrate its
tenth year as a member of the Association of Medical Diagnostics Manufacturers (AMDM). The
company is sponsoring the AMDM Annual Meeting, April 22–23 in North Bethesda, MD, and will
participate in two seminars.

“Our clients have relied on our team’s perspective for best practices and coming trends
in IVD research for more than a decade,” said Schuyler Ritter, Beaufort senior vice president of
business development and cofounder.

Beaufort recently hired Robert Di Tullio as senior vice president of global regulatory
services and Melissa Barhoover, Ph.D., RAC, as clinical and regulatory affairs manager. Both
will speak at the AMDM Annual Meeting on topics that reflect their areas of expertise and
Beaufort’s services.

melissa-barhoover In Vitro Companion Diagnostic Device Case Studies
Wednesday, April 22, 3:15–3:45 p.m., presented by Melissa Barhoover, Ph.D., RAC
robert-ditullio The Changing Regulatory and Policy Environment for Diagnostics: What to Expect in 2015 and Beyond
Thursday, April 23, 9–9:45 a.m., presented by Robert Di Tullio

Di Tullio has 40 years’ experience in the IVD industry, including nearly three decades in
regulatory, clinical and quality management. Di Tullio’s strategic expertise will help Beaufort’s
clients achieve success while ensuring compliance with global regulations and initiatives.
Barhoover’s background stems from 15 years of experience in clinical chemistry and molecular
biology as well as project management and regulatory affairs for IVD development.

“These individuals are deeply embedded in the IVD industry,” said Ritter. “Their
expertise in clinical and regulatory affairs will further our ability to provide customized, reliable
and effective solutions.”

Date posted: April 14, 2015

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