Lale Akca, MBA, CCRA

Executive Director of CTU

Office number: 502-852-2605


Lale Akca

Lale Akca, MBA, CCRA, graduated from Marmara University in Turkey with a bachelor’s in English and certification to teach. She began her career in research in Vienna performing data support and programming functions for a research organization. Subsequently, she relocated to University of Louisville to begin management of a clinical site that was part of a world-wide research group. During her time in this position, she obtained her MBA from UofL. Lale is a certified clinical research monitor (CCRA) and has more than 10 years experience in clinical research. Her current responsibilities include database design, budget negotiations, contracting, and administration.