Jennifer Sutton, RN, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
Director of Nursing and Administration
Jennifer was born in Buffalo, NY and moved to Myrtle Beach with her family in 1998.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina, she earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Jennifer is a member of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
She is an ACRP-certified Clinical Research Coordinator and has more than 13 years of experience managing and administering cutting edge therapies to patients with genitourinary malignancies and other urologic disorders. Additionally, she manages the CURC team of research professionals that coordinate phase I-IV clinical trials in all areas of urology. In recent years, she has served on multiple prostate cancer and bladder cancer advisory boards and has published articles on emerging prostate cancer treatments and effective structuring and management of a clinical research center. She is dedicated to advancing and improving patient care through clinical research.
Rebecca Floyd, RN, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
Rebecca Floyd is one of the few natives of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She was born and raised in the Myrtle Beach area and attended Carolina Forest High School. Always aspiring to become a nurse, she completed her nursing degree at Horry Georgetown Technical College. Rebecca’s compassion for patients and eagerness to learn sparked her interest in research. She has been involved in research since February 2011 and became a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator in September 2013. She specializes in advanced prostate cancer. She has been dedicated to improving patient care by providing patients with access to cutting edge therapies.
Lindsey Rabon, Clinical Research Coordinator
Lindsey Rabon is a native of the Myrtle Beach area in South Carolina. She graduated from Carolina Forest High School and later decided to pursue a career in healthcare. She attended Miller Motte Technical College and graduated with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science with an emphasis in Medical Assisting. She started her healthcare career at Carolina Urologic Research Center as the Regulatory Affairs Coordinator and later transitioned to her current position. She is now a Clinical Research Coordinator who takes pride in her work and is passionate about her future in clinical research.
Angela Thompson, MA, Clinical Research Coordinator
Angela is from Iowa and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2001. During this time she worked in hospice and in home healthcare where her passion for the medical field grew. She went to Miller Motte Technical college for medical office assistance. Angela worked with Atlantic Urology as a receptionist and then moved to the insurance authorization department prior to joining CURC in 2016.
Jennifer Smith, Clinical Research Assistant
Jennifer was born in Kailua, Hawaii and raised in East Hampton, NY. Her love for the ocean brought her to Myrtle Beach in 2004 where she graduated with a bachelors degree from Coastal Carolina University in 2008. Her interest in the medical field began while working for a medical billing and coding facility. With a passion for helping others she knew she wanted to do more in the medical field to truly benefit others. Jennifer has been a Clinical Research Assistant with the CURC team since 2017 and truly values playing an important role in the advancement of medicine and patient care.
Kate Valipour, RN, Clinical Research Coordinator
Kate Valipour was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. With a passion for helping others and an innate interest in the medical field, she knew early on that she would pursue a career in nursing. She attended Horry Georgetown Technical College and graduated in 2015 with a degree in nursing. Soon after graduating, Kate worked for a local hospital as a Critical Care Nurse. Kate started her career as a Clinical Research Coordinator with CURC in May of 2018. She takes pride in what she does and truly cares for her patients while helping to make advancements in medicine.
Meghan Kapp, Financial Coordinator
Meghan was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina and moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 2013. She has worked in a variety of medical specialties and has over 8 years of experience in the medical field. Meghan began her career at CURC as a Research Assistant in October 2016. She takes pride in her work and her ability to be a part of innovative medical research.
Angela Brumbles, Clinical Research Assistant
Angela is a native of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She was raised in the Conway area and attended Carolina Forest High School. She worked a wide variety of jobs before enthusiastically landing in research. She joined the CURC team in February 2019 as a Research Assistant.
Genevieve Lind, RN, Nurse Navigator
Genevieve was born in Vacaville, CA and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2008. She earned her nursing degree at Horry Georgetown Technical College in 2013 and has spent the last 6 years providing quality care to patients at local hospitals. Following in her grandmother’s footsteps, Genevieve felt the desire to be on the leading edge of developing cancer research to prolong lives while developing a personal relationship to each patient that she works with. She has dedicated herself to the care of others and takes pride in being a part of medical advancement.
Ashley Burns, RN, Clinical Research Coordinator
Ashley Burns is a true Myrtle Beach, SC native. She was born at Grand Strand Hospital and attended Myrtle Beach High School. After a lengthy career in concert production, she decided it was time for a change and pursued her passion to be a nurse. After completing her nursing degree at Horry Georgetown Technical College, Ashley worked as a bedside nurse on a Progressive Care Unit caring for critically ill patients. Ashley’s attention to detail and patient first mentality made for an ideal transition from bedside nursing to research. She became part of the clinical research team at CURC in December 2020. She specializes in locally advanced/metastatic and muscle invasive bladder cancer. Ashley is passionate about providing patient centered care while helping to advance clinical research.
Mary Stevens, RN, Clinical Research Coordinator
Mary was born in Springfield, Ohio and moved to South Carolina in 2007. She earned her Clinical Medical Assistant Certification from Horry Georgetown Technical College in 2009. While working in multiple specialties she knew she wanted more from her career. In 2018 she graduated from Horry Georgetown Technical College with her Associates Degree in Applied Science with an emphasis on Nursing. Mary continued working office based for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon’s office. Mary’s drive and compassion for patients brought her to be passionate about providing the highest quality of care in Clinical Research. She joined the Clinical Research team at CURC in May of 2021.
Toni Mazurek, Contract Specialist
Toni was raised in New Jersey and had lived in many different places around the country before settling in Myrtle Beach in 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a Concentration in Biotechnology from the University of Delaware and her Master of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Arizona. She has over 12 years of experience in a wide range of positions within clinical research and joined CURC in 2019 as the Financial Coordinator.
Crystal Mitchell, Start-Up Specialist
Crystal was born and raised in Clarkton, North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Research from Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC. Crystal joined the CURC team in September 2021 as the Start-up Specialist.