Eileen is a Senior Director at Biogen Idec, a biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, MA. She has worked in clinical operations for the past 14+ years, supporting the quality delivery of clinical research trials. She has a MS, Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL and a BS in Nursing from Albright College in Reading, PA having worked as a critical care nurse before entering industry. She has three grown children, Ashley, Sean, and Lauren. Eileen and Lauren traveled to Malawi in the summer of 2014, along with Scott Gradwell, DMD. They ran Villages in Partnership’s first dental clinic. It was there, serving in these communities that Villages in Partnership truly came to life. Watching VIP in action and seeing the impact this organization has had for the people and villages in the Sakata region were truly life changing. She is excited to share her skills, faith, and passion for giving to support the continued mission and vision of VIP.