Upstate Medical University

Keely Terrillion

Lead Recruitment Specialist

Keely Terrillion is the Lead Clinical Research Recruiter for the Upstate Global Health Institute. In this role, Keely recruits and schedules participants for all of the Phase I-III clinical trials, including human infection model, vaccine, and diagnostic trails. She creates and executes recruitment methods for each study individually, which includes creating brochures, managing advertisements, and attending events.

Keely graduated from Herkimer Community College with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. From there, she began working as a preschool assistant and worked her way to become head teacher, where she created and executed lesson plans as well as interacted with children, staff members and parents.

Keely has many years of experience in the customer service industry, which has provided the perfect foundation for interacting with and educating the public on the important research that the Institute is doing. Outside of work, Keely enjoys being outside and spending time with her family.