Amy is the Vice President and General Manager of DaVita Clinical Research. Amy Young has been a vital part of DCR bringing deep experience in the execution of research required to bring new therapies to market. Direct experience in the care of chronically ill patients brings essential knowledge in developing and delivering trials in specialty patient populations. After receiving a B.A. in biology with a minor in chemistry, cum laude, from Augsburg College, she joined DCR holding posts with increasing responsibilities. Ms. Young has experience in the areas of strategy, leadership, operations, clinical trial conduct, renal patient populations and clinical services. She holds a CCRC from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.