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Ken Getz

Tufts Analysis: Patient Recruitment Shortcomings Laid at Feet of Poor Provider, Researcher Engagement

Sponsors, contract research organizations, and investigative site personnel aren’t adequately engaging nurses and physicians as partners in the quest to encourage patients to participate in clinical trials, says a new analysis from the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD). Healthcare providers might be justified in feeling some vindication, says Ken Getz, associate […]

Terri Hinkley

Medtronic Joins ACRP Workforce Development Steering Committee Defining Competence Standards for Clinical Trials Professionals

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) today announces Medtronic as the latest member of the multi-stakeholder ACRP Workforce Development Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is charged with reviewing and approving core competence standards for clinical research professionals developed by the ACRP Workforce Development Task Force, whose contributors include broad representation from leading industry and […]

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Califf to Step Down as Trump Mulls New FDA Commissioner

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf, MD, MACC, will end his short-lived tenure with the agency just as Donald Trump places his hand on the Bible and is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20. Califf’s record has been marked by a number of positive achievements […]

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK Joins ACRP Workforce Development Steering Committee Defining Competence Standards for Clinical Trials Professionals

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) today announces Cancer Research UK as the latest member of the multi-stakeholder ACRP Workforce Development Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is charged with reviewing and approving core competence standards for clinical research professionals developed by the ACRP Workforce Development Task Force, whose contributors include broad representation from leading […]

Christina Talley, MS, RAC, CCRP, CCRC, Program Director, Office of Strategic Research Initiatives, Houston Methodist

Realistic Workforce Metrics Key to Successful Trials

Clinical research coordinators and clinical research associates struggling under onerous workloads are likely the victims of ill-conceived trials lacking realistic workload measurements that accurately measure the knowledge and capabilities of those who actually conduct the trials, says Christina Talley, MS, RAC, CCRP, CCRC, a program director with the Office of Strategic Research Initiatives at Houston […]

Events

Challenges of Clinical Research in Precision Medicine

This webinar will provide an overview of current research issues in genetics and genomics research, and recommendations and data to address these some of these issues.

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CRA Only Virtual Career Fair

Are you a CRA with at least 6 months experience? Hiring employers are ready to talk to you about job opportunities in clinical research! The […]

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An Update on Advances in Clinical Research on Sport-related Concussion

This session will review methodological advantages of the sports concussion research model, major scientific breakthroughs in SRC, and discuss their translational significance in a clinical setting.

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From ICH Guidelines and Good Clinical Practice to more specialized, advanced topics, ACRP provides high-quality training that builds competence in clinical research and improves on-the-job performance.

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