Clinical Research: a Real World Science Career - View the video

Kelly Boelter

Kelly Boelter
Clinical Research Associate
Covance Clinical Research

3402 Kinsman Blvd
Madison, WI 53704


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Health Science
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Kelly Boelter graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelors Degree in Biology in 2003. Kelly has been involved in research since college graduation and has been employed with Covance since 2004. Kelly also completed an online degree program at Walden University and earned a Master of Science degree in Clinical Research Administration in 2010. When Kelly isn’t traveling for work, she enjoys singing and playing piano, mandolin and fiddle with her local band, Shotgun Jane.

Have you ever wondered how the drugs you take for a headache or prescriptions your family members take for ailments become available? It is a very long process involving many people, which means many career opportunities if you are interested in the health sciences! Kelly Boelter turned her biology degree into a career as a Clinical Research Associate. In her role with Covance, she travels the country visiting doctors’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and research centers where companies are running clinical trials. Learn how every day is different as Kelly works to insure the safety and integrity of research projects nationwide. (Running Time 22:46)