With a 30-year legacy, ACRP Certification is the clinical research profession’s most recognized and respected endorsement of clinical research competency. Since 1992, 40,586 professionals and their employers have come to trust ACRP Certification as the trusted mark of excellence in clinical research.
The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is proud to announce the launch of the Access for Students to Clinical Research Training (ASCRT) Scholarship program. ASCRT will award scholarships of $5,000 each to five students from underrepresented groups who are enrolled in a community college, college, or Master’s-level program in clinical research.
With observations of National Hispanic Heritage Month kicking off on September 15, this year’s events will have special resonance for a team of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) researchers who are working to bring the benefits of clinical trials to more persons in underserved communities.
Decentralized clinical trials represent the shift towards implementing virtual research studies using digital health tools to gather data and monitor patient activity. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinical industry experienced significant disruption to traditional practices. To mitigate the spread of coronavirus, officials executed temporary guidance that limited person-to-person contact and forced many on-site physical clinical trials to a halt.
As stakeholders in pain research and pain management across the U.S. observe Pain Awareness Month this September, an ACRP Fellow and long-time volunteer is among the voices calling for more attention to be aimed at this vital but often-overlooked area of healthcare.