Shelley Wasney (Abercromby) – BSc.Hons, CCRP

Clinical Trials Coordinator


Shelley has a Bachelor of Science, Honors degree with a major in cell and molecular biology and a minor in criminology from Simon Fraser University. She holds a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) designation and completed the research administration certification from Mohawk College. She has over 10 years of experience as a clinical research coordinator in respiratory medicine, oncology, endocrinology, and orthopedic trauma. Shelley has knowledge of regulatory affairs, Heath Canada’s Special Access Program, site/institutional compliance requirements, and research ethics. She has worked on industry-sponsored, investigator-sponsored, and grant-funded studies and worked with the University of British Columbia’s Clinical Research Ethics Board during the pandemic to assist with ethics reviews.

Currently, Shelley is the National Coordinator for the Canadian Severe Asthma Registry (CSAR). Her focus is on increasing recruitment of severe asthma patients to ensure the Canadian population is well represented in the International Severe Asthma Registry (ISAR) dataset. She is also managing several pharmaceutical studies for asthma, allergic asthma, and other respiratory conditions. Additionally, Shelley manages study start-up activities, contract and budget negotiations, study recruitment, participant management, staff training, maintenance, and creation of site standard operating procedures and equipment maintenance and calibrations. She is also trained in sputum processing and has a specialized research sputum lab.

Areas of interest:

Allergies; Asthma; COPD

Contact info:

604-875-4111 ext. 62500