Christie Eichberg is a research Program Manager at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and serves as the Clinical Coordinator for the FEND-TB program, working with Rutgers, FIND, and the clinical sites to oversee harmonized clinical protocol implementation. She has 7 years’ experience in coordinating clinical research, initially in the field of addiction and integrative neuroscience, and more recently in global health with an emphasis on tuberculosis. Since 2018, she has been working with Dr. Dorman, where she is the lead coordinator of multiple international research studies, including a multicenter diagnostic accuracy study of the Cepheid Xpert Ultra assay, with research sites in South Africa, Uganda, and Kenya. She has significant expertise in project management, quality assurance, and study monitoring – including on-site experience at the University of Cape Town and Makerere University. She is certified as a Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) by the Society of Clinical Research Associates.