Michael DiVecchia, vice president of operations and program management, leads the strategic planning, implementation, and oversight of Elicio’s cross-functional operations, including information technology and quality assurance. He also spearheads the company’s CMC, clinical, and R&D program management activities.
Previously, Michael worked as a quality assurance/quality improvement specialist for Partners HealthCare. There, he performed study site reviews and audits to ensure compliance with external and internal regulatory requirements, and consulted with Partners’ principal investigators and clinical research staff.
In addition, Michael has worked as a clinical research coordinator at Columbia University Medical Center, where he led the recruitment of subjects for the top-performing site in a multi-center, NIH-funded longitudinal study of kidney disease progression, therapies and outcomes.
A licensed practical nurse, Michael completed nursing studies at the University of Alabama and North Shore Community College. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Utica College of Syracuse University.
In his free time, Michael enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures and cuisines. When he isn’t jet-setting to a new place or talking about food, Michael can be found fishing, golfing, hiking, surfing and spending time with his Boston Terrier, Lucy.