Shareholder Shauna B. Itri will speak at the 2017 Association of
Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) Meeting & Expo, which
will be held in Seattle, WA from April 28 - May 2, 2017.
Ms. Itri's session is entitled "Blowing the Whistle: A 2017
Update on Fraud, Waste and Abuse in Clinical Research." Session
attendees will get a primer on the federal and state False Claims
Acts-or Whistleblower Acts-that play an important role in detecting
fraud, waste, or abuse in healthcare and clinical research. Ms.
Itri will cover current issues and trends in fraud enforcement and
review what individuals can do to report fraud.
The 2017 ACRP Meeting & Expo will focus on the future of
clinical research. Attendees will gain practical strategies to
manage change, streamline operations, minimize risk, and position
themselves for success. For more information or to register for the
meeting, please visit https://conference.acrpnet.org/.
Ms. Itri represents whistleblowers in False Claims Act lawsuits
in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and tax
and securities whistleblowers with claims under the IRS and SEC
Ms. Itri has worked on a series of False Claims Act cases
against large drug companies for fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid
drug pricing. This litigation has returned well over $1 billion to
state and federal governments pursuant to the Federal and State
False Claims Acts. Ms. Itri also has experience representing
shareholders in securities class action cases that have recovered
millions of dollars in settlements.
Ms. Itri received a B.A. and an M.A. from Stanford University,
where she captained the University's Women's soccer team, and she
received her J.D. from Villanova University. She is presently an
adjunct professor at Widener Law School, teaching a corporate
Ms. Itri was named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" in 2010-2016
by Philadelphia Magazine after an extensive
nomination and polling process among Pennsylvania lawyers, and a
"Lawyer on the Fast Track" in 2014 by The Legal
Ms. Itri currently serves as co-chair of the Stanford University
Alumni Undergraduate Admissions Volunteer Interview Program and is
actively involved in the Junior League of Philadelphia, Inc., an
organization of approximately 800 women committed to promoting
voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the
community through the effective action and leadership of trained