clinical research associate

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clinical research associate

A person employed by a sponsor, or by a contract research organisation acting on a sponsor's behalf, who monitors the progress of investigator sites participating in a clinical study. At some sites (primarily in academic settings), clinical research co-ordinators are called clinical research accociates.
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Along with the acquisition, the two parties entered into a long-term supplier agreement through which Waste Management will continue to supply the CRA plants with the collected glass.
Associated Bank received a "satisfactory" rating at its most recent CRA evaluation by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC"), (17) as of November 10, 2003.
The SEC has preliminarily identified criteria that would determine if a CRA meets the third component of the NRSRO definition, such as: experience and training of analysts, average number of issues covered, information sources relied upon, extent of contact with an issuer's management and how a CRA identifies and managers conflicts of interest affecting its ratings business.
At present, CRA lending in New York City is providing high-quality opportunities for banks, with the benefit of bringing in CRA credits, which may take on added importance in a potential bank merger or acquisition situation.
Willful" in this context is comparable to "intentional" under the CRA.
Even though the main bill was designed to provide broader interstate branching capabilities and money for the bank insurance fund, many lawmakers said most constituent calls and letters dealt with CRA.
Juniper Bank received a "satisfactory" rating at its most recent CRA performance examination by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC"), as of May 13, 2003.
As noted previously, Bank received an overall "satisfactory" rating in its most recent CRA evaluation, with a "high satisfactory" under the service test overall and separately in North Carolina.