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Tom Krohn, Chief Development Officer, Antidote

Patient Centricity in Clinical Trials: When Searching is a Struggle

It’s no secret—it’s not easy for a patient to find a relevant clinical study. Heck, it isn’t easy for a research pharmacist like me to help a patient find a relevant trial; yet, patients and caregivers are looking. serves almost 200 million page views/month, and that does not count the number of times it […]


Tufts Study Highlights Trial Data Woes

Rising piles of data amassed in clinical trials are contributing to longer development times and straining technical and integration capabilities for clinical data management staff, according to a recently completed analysis by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD). Despite improvements and enhancements in data management technologies supporting clinical trials, during the […]

Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director

Executive Director’s Message: All Hands in On Patient Recruitment and Retention

Clinical Researcher—January 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 1) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE Jim Kremidas [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4006] It’s no accident that our first issue of Clinical Researcher in 2018 is focused on patient engagement. Patients are the driving force behind clinical trials. Identifying the right patients, recruiting them, and retaining them for the duration of a trial are […]

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Managing Editor’s Message: If We Build it, Will They Even Notice?

Clinical Researcher—January 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 1) MANAGING EDITOR’S MESSAGE Gary W. Cramer [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-4005] Although it does not appear in these exact words in any of the articles or columns making up this issue, the sentiment that kept coming to my mind as I collected and edited them was the infamous (albeit paraphrased) quote […]

Barnett International

Special Advertising Supplement: Barnett: Are You a QUALIFIED Clinical Research Professional?

SPECIAL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT The term qualified is the guiding standard for a clinical research professional’s work assignments.1 Webster’s dictionary defines “qualified” as “being ‘competent’ to perform the assigned work, duty, function, or task.” Given our healthcare industry roots, competency-based training for clinical research professionals is based on the model used to train healthcare professionals (e.g., […]


Webinar : Building a Robust Study Pipeline: Therapeutic Area Trends, Implications and Strategies for Clinical Research Sites

Hear an overview of therapeutic area trends over the years, what to expect for the future, and strategies for adapting in this ever changing landscape.


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New — ACRP Members Save 10% on Barnett Training through Strategic Partnership

ACRP and Barnett International’s new strategic partnership provides ACRP Members with expanded access to high-quality education and training, and an exclusive 10% discount on Barnett’s online and in-person programs for clinical research professionals.

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Find Product & Service Providers in the Clinical Research Professionals Marketplace

Visit the Clinical Research Professionals Marketplace to connect with product and service providers to the clinical research enterprise.

Browse clinical trial sites and site service providers, information technology suppliers, contract research organizations, and more.