The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Interest Groups

ACRP Interest Groups bring together clinical research professionals from different disciplines and activity areas, fostering information sharing and networking in the ACRP Online Community among professionals with similar interests.

Each Interest Group provides ACRP Members with a responsive forum to expand knowledge and skills in a given area through focused, expert, and up-to-date best practices in the day-to-day responsibilities within each Interest Group area.

Current Interest Groups

About Interest Groups

ACRP Interest Groups bring together clinical research professionals from different disciplines and activity areas—fostering the sharing of information and experiences among ACRP Members and professional colleagues. ACRP Interest Groups will:

  • Provide clinical research professionals with tailored content and training resources from a wide variety of platforms, including the ACRP Online Community, Clinical Researcher, the ACRP Meeting & Expo, and more.
  • Provide the individual member with a responsive forum and venue to expand the member’s knowledge and skill sets in the respective Interest Group area.
  • Provide focused, expert, and up-to-date best practices in the day-to-day roles and responsibilities within each Interest Group area.


Get Involved

Any ACRP Member can join one or more Interest Groups, so participate and get involved today. This is your chance, as an ACRP Member, to learn, influence future program content, and become more actively connected with the mission of ACRP. To learn more about joining ACRP Interest Groups and volunteering as an Interest Group Leader, please review the ACRP Interest Group Guidelines.


Interest Group Leadership

Become an Interest Group leader and lend your knowledge and expertise to the field you’re passionate about!

Jenifer Prather, Interest Group Leader

Jenifer Prather, RN, BSN, MPH, CCRC

Clinical Trial Educator
Clinical Trials Recruitment Interest Group                                

Suheila Abdul-Karrim, Interest Group, Leader

Suheila Abdul-Karrim, BSc (Hons) (WITS), CCRA, CCRT, MICR CSci, RQAP-GCP                                                                  

GCP & Ethics Interest Group        

Scott Cunningham, Interest Group, Leader

Scott Cunningham  

Business Lead, Envision Pharma Group
Investigator Initiated & Sponsored Research Interest Group

Chris Cain, RN, MBA, CCRA, RAC

Vice President, Clinical Affairs, Corindus Vascular Robotics
Medical Devices Interest Group

Deborah Rosenfelder, Interest Group, Leader

Deborah Rosenfelder, BSN, CCRC 

Clinical Trials Manager, Clinipace World Wide
Medical Devices Interest Group

Romiya Barry

Clinical Trials Manager, CeQur Corporation
Project Management Interest Group

Joe Coffie, Interest Group, Leader

Joe Coffie, CCRA

Clinical Project Manager, MacroGenics, Inc.
Project Management Interest Group

Catherine Poi Yin Mok, Interest Group Leader

Catherine Pui Yin Mok, CCRP, CCRC

Clinical Research Manager, St. Paul’s Hospital, University of British Columbia
Project Management Interest Group

Veronica Legg, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Senior Director, Frenova Renal Research
Quality Management & Assurance Interest Group

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Beth Luoma, JD

Associate Attorney, DuVal & Associates, P.A.
Regulatory Affairs Interest Group

Dorion Hoffmeister, CCRC 

Site – Management & Coordination Interest Group

Anders Lindquist, CCRC 

Chief Executive Officer, ZTrials
Sponsor/CRO – Monitoring & Trial Management Interest Group