Dorrilyn Rajbhandari


Senior Project Manager

RN, Acute Care Cert, Post-Gradute Diploma (Clinical Nursing)

Dorrilyn Rajbhandari is a Senior Project Manager at the George Institute for Global Health. She is chair of the Project Manager Interest Group, and a member of the ANZICS Clinical Trial Group. As a Senior Project Manager, with many years of experience as a nurse clinician in intensive care research, she has vast experience in clinical trial management, operationalisation of protocols, including protocol development and design, CRF design, website and data management, multiple sub-studies, final analysis and resulting publications. She is a resource and mentor for colleagues.

Dorrilyn has successfully coordinated and managed many multi-centre, worldwide clinical trials in intensive care. She has successfully completed, within expected timelines, the CHEST study (7000 patients), ADRENAL study, a 3,800 patient study from 70 sites worldwide, including the ADRENAL-GEPS Sub-Study, with the largest severe sepsis cohort in precision medicine. The process provided experience in drug manufacture, regulatory requirements and regulatory approvals in multiple countries including importation and exportation processes and requirements, sample collections and transfers from around the world. Dorrilyn is currently project managing a number of studies; BLING III multicentre clinical outcome study, a 7000 patient study from 100 sites around the world. FluDReSS, a 300 patient study from 10 sites. HOPE, hydroxycholoquine prophylaxis in health care workers in India. 

Dorrilyn Rajbhandari has the expertise to implement, manage and complete efficiently within timelines, large multi-centre clinical trials with results published in high quality journals.