HMRI Welcomes New Board Member: Sonia Singla, DO

24 Jul HMRI Welcomes New Board Member: Sonia Singla, DO

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Sonia Singla, DO – Medical Director, Lotus Clinical Research


Dr. Singla is a board-certified physician with over 15 years of experience in analgesic research.  She received her BA in Chemistry from Kent State University and her medical degree from College of Osteopathic Medicine at Western University in Pomona, CA.  She completed her residency in Family Practice at Pomona Valley Medical Center in Pomona, CA.

Dr. Singla served as the medical monitor, principal investigator, or sub investigator on over 200 pain studies.  In her current capacity, she provides medical oversight of the Lotus Clinical Research investigative team to ensure proper study conduct and optimal patient safety, and is responsible for liaising with the sponsor’s chief medical officer.  She also spearheads Lotus Clinical Research’s internal placebo response staff education training program.  From 2008-2011, Dr. Singla served as the chairman of the Glendale Adventist Hospital IRB.  She is active in San Gabriel Valley nonprofit community, working with the Pasadena Village, Foothill Family, Cancer Support Community, Young & Healthy, the Pasadena Art Alliance and the Pasadena Community Foundation.  She and her husband, Neil K. Singla, MD, have three children and live in Pasadena.