Mike Keens serves as chief operating officer for Firma Clinical Research, a niche service provider specializing in remote patient visits and data services. At Firma, Keens and his team collaborate with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to integrate home visits for patients within clinical trial protocols, enabling better patient-centricity and an enhanced experience for trial participants. Keens has distinguished himself and Firma within the industry through collaborating with patient advocacy organizations, further capturing and representing the “voice of the patient” in clinical trials.
Keens has extensive experience within the industry, including roles in clinical operations, project management, consulting and business development leadership across both global and growing CROs. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology and psychology from James Madison University, and his master’s degree in public health from the University of Virginia.