Christina Ross is a Clinical Trials Associate I in the Nephrology division of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. After earning her B.S. and M.S. in biology from Austin Peay State University, she came to Vanderbilt in 2021, driven to further scientific research and be of service to her community. She currently recruits and facilitates study activities for the GUARDD-US trial, which tests African American patients for genetic factors that increase the risk of developing renal disease. She takes pride in providing an informed and positive experience for study participants.