ICON Pediatrics Team & CISCRP present a Flash Webinar


Dr. Mark Sorrentino, MD, MS, Vice President, Center for Pediatric Development, ICON, and Dr. Joanna L. Perkins, MD, MS, Director of Medical Affairs, Hematology-Oncology, Americas, ICON, will discuss how to advocate for yourself or your child in a clinical trial.

Dr. Sorrentino brings his perspective as a clinical study participant and Dr. Perkins will expand on her experience from an investigator’s lens.


Mark Sorrentino, MD, MS

Vice President, Center for Pediatric Clinical Development, ICON

Mark has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries and currently leads ICON’s global pediatric center of excellence. Having earned his medical degree and master's degree in clinical nutrition from the Chicago Medical School, Dr. Sorrentino completed both a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington, DC. Currently, Dr. Sorrentino holds an appointment as an assistant clinical professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the industry, Dr. Sorrentino was an attending physician in the CNMC pediatric intensive care unit for 8 years and participated in numerous industry-sponsored critical care trials. He holds active medical licenses in California and Maryland. 

Joanna L. Perkins, MD, MS

Director of Medical Affairs, Hematology-Oncology, Americas, ICON

Based in Minnesota, Dr. Perkins has 21 years of experience in clinical research across Phases I–III with a focus on hematologic malignancies. Before joining ICON in 2018, she was in clinical practice for 15 years specializing in leukemias, lymphomas, and long-term complications of cancer therapy. Dr. Perkins has supported multiple oncology/hematology trials across indications and phases. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology and oncology and holds a master's degree in clinical research.