DATATRAK Chairman and CEO Appointed to YMCA Board of Managers

YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Recognizes Leadership, Commitment to Community

Jan 13, 2014, 07:30 ET from DATATRAK International, Inc.

CLEVELAND, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DATATRAK  International, Inc. (OTCQX: DTRK), a leader in developing cloud-based, unified eClinical® technologies and delivering related services for the clinical trials industry, today announced Laurence P. Birch, DATATRAK Chairman and CEO, has been appointed to the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Board of Managers. 

"I am honored to serve on the Board of Managers of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago," said Mr. Birch. "As a native Chicagoan, I have seen the benefits of the programming offered by this dedicated organization. Ensuring Chicago remains a world-class city for its residents and businesses, and contributing to the future economic vitality of the area is something I am truly passionate about; I look forward to working with other industry leaders on the continued success of the YMCA."

The YMCA has moved wellness beyond the gym with effective early childhood, after-school and violence prevention programs. It's about exercising the potential of each one of us to make healthy choices at every stage of our lives.

"The YMCA of Metro Chicago is thrilled to leverage Larry's business acumen and community leadership to enhance the health and well-being of children and families," said Dick Malone, President and CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. "Larry joins a like-minded Board of Managers, comprised of leaders across industries, who share a commitment to providing opportunities for Chicagoans to flourish."

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DATATRAK  International is a worldwide technology and services company delivering unified eClinical® solutions and related services for the clinical trials industry. DATATRAK built its multi-component, comprehensive solution on a single, unified platform and expanded this concept to include services delivery via DATATRAK's Clinical and Consulting Services group. The Company delivers a complete portfolio of software products designed to accelerate the reporting of clinical research data from sites to sponsors and ultimately regulatory authorities, faster and more efficiently than loosely integrated technologies. The DATATRAKONE™ software solution, deployed worldwide through an ASP or Enterprise Transfer offering, supports Phase I – Phase IV drug and device studies in multiple languages throughout the world. DATATRAK has offices located in Cleveland, Ohio; Bryan, Texas; and Cary (RTP), North Carolina. For more information, visit

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About the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

The Y is Chicagoland's leading nonprofit strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Through its 22 member centers, five camps and hundreds of extension sites, the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is committed to improving the health and well-being of children and families. As one of the largest and oldest/most established cause-driven organizations/nonprofits in Chicago, YMCA programs impact hundreds of thousands of lives annually and respond to unique community needs across Chicagoland. To learn more, visit



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