Upstate Medical University

Kianna Ripich

Clinical Research Coordinator II

Kianna Ripich is a Clinical Research Associate at the Upstate Global Health Institute. Within Global Health, Kianna has assisted in the coordination of various Phase I-III clinical trials, including Dengue Human Infection Models, Vaccine, and Diagnostic trials. In 2017, she graduated from Northeastern University and earned a Bachelors of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience.


Kianna also has experience in Neurology research and currently assists on a Phase II TIA and ischemic stroke trial. Outside of work, Kianna is a part-time ski instructor and enjoys hiking and traveling.