Greater Philadelphia

Welcome to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ACRP Webpage!

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About Our Chapter

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ACRP (affectionately known as ACRP Philly) has the distinction of being one of the first groups to organize at a local level. ACRP Philly has offered networking and continuing education opportunities to thousands of clinical research professionals throughout the Philadelphia area. What started as a wine and cheese gathering for a handful of professionals all those years ago has blossomed into a vibrant and active community with regular networking and educational offerings. Our meetings generally offer continuing education credits, important for maintaining ACRP certification.

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter was a very proud recipient of the Outstanding Chapter Award for 2010 and we continue to offer great educational and networking opportunities, each addressing important industry specific topics.

Please check the Chapter website as more information about meeting topics and specific locations will be posted as it becomes available. Do not hesitate contacting any Board or Committee members with any questions or comments – their contact info can be found below.

Please join our LinkedIn group to stay updated on chapter events and network with other members- CLICK HERE to Join!


View the April 2010 Chapter Newsletter

View the August 2010 Chapter Newsletter

Upcoming Events

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter 2-Day Conference

Date: Thursday-Friday, May 14-15, 2015

Blue Bell Country Club
1800 Tournament Dr
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Flyer: View the flyer for this event

Save the date for this upcoming chapter conference.
Up to 12 contact hours will be available for two-day registrants. Registration opening soon.

More event information coming soon. Check back for updates!

Past Events

Biopharmaceutical Industry Clinical Development Paradigm Shifts

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Dekalb Plaza
239 Town Center Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406


Harris Koffer, Pharm D
Strategic Solutions Division
PRA Health Sciences

Flyer: View the flyer for this event

Chapter Members: $25
Non Members: $45

*Fee includes hot dinner, event, and CEU costs.

Registration and Contact Hours:

This event has been approved for 1 contact hour. Register here, and purchase contact hours for this event here. (*Note - Chapter members must still register for hours using this link to activate the program evaluation)

To obtain contact hours, attendees must complete a post-program evaluation which can be found under "My Tests, Evaluations & Certifications" on the ACRP homepage. The evaluation for this event will be available from March 12 - April 12, 2015.

**credits will not be applied to your account until you complete this evaluation.

Holiday Networking Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Fox n Hound
King of Prussia Mall
160 N Gulph Rd #211,
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Flyer: CLICK HERE to view the flyer for this event

CLICK HERE to view more of our past events!

Future Meetings

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments for the chapter, names and email addresses of Board Members and Committee Chairs are listed below. Committee chairs are needed. If you are interested in volunteering to lead one of these committees, please contact the 2014 Chapter Chair, Sandra Hines.

Joining and Renewing Chapter Membership

To join the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, please click the "Join this Chapter" button at the top of our page, select the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, and follow the instructions provided.

We look forward to seeing you at our Chapter meetings and hope that you will consider becoming more involved in the Chapter at some point by volunteering for a committee or running for a Board Member position.

Benefits of Greater Philadelphia Chapter Membership

Becoming an active member in your local ACRP chapter is a great way to learn more about clinical research in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and it also provides many great benefits; a member of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ACRP can expect to receive the following benefits:

  • Obtaining research-related continuing education credits for each speaker meeting you attend – which counts towards certification maintenance
  • Discounted registration for chapter sponsored educational programs
  • Networking in all areas of research with other engaged research professionals
  • A valuable resource for information, training, and employment opportunities

Remember, only members of ACRP can become members of the local Chapter. Our Chapter is active in the National dues collection program. This means that the national organization will collect dues for local membership at the same time they collect your national dues.

Board Member Contact Information

Jill Flately, CCRA

Vice President
Maria Monshaw

Rose Hunsicker

Annette M. Bernstein, MMGMT, CCRA

Immediate Past President
Sandra Hines, M.S., CCRA

Conference Committee Chair
Elizabeth Brown, Ed.M., CCRA

Membership Chair
Janice Fortino Rowe, MS

Special Thanks

Thank you for supporting our chapter.