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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Although working out alternatives to traditional training methodologies can be overwhelming, it is recognized that the current face-to-face training methodology most companies have in place to onboard clinical research associates is not sustainable, and in some cases, no longer innovative.
Billy Grimme joins CIS from PPD Inc., where he served as a lead clinical research associate across various clinical trials.
Clinical operations include clinical research associates, program managers, program leaders, regulatory staff, clinical trial leads, and clinical trial managers.
I began to understand why the clinical research associates I'd worked with previously spent so much time communicating with and visiting clinical research sites.
He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology, American College of Clinical Investigators, Southern Society of Clinical Investigation, International Society of Nephrology, Society of Clinical Research Associates, the Cardio-Renal Society, and is the Founder and President of NephroNet Clinical Trials Consortium.
Careers in the Healthcare Information Management area include medical transcriptionists, medical secretaries, medical coders and billers, medical assistants, medical representatives, medical butlers and clinical research associates.
Together, the technologies will help simplify, streamline and speed electronic data capture, mobile data capture and data review by clinical data entry staff, investigators and clinical research associates.
The increase in hiring by contract research organisations (CROs) created new and replacement hiring demand for clinical research associates at the junior and mid levels.
There, he was responsible for project management and resourcing of all European Union projects, and oversaw a team of project directors, clinical research managers, clinical research associates, regulatory affairs managers, and quality assurance managers.
The Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning (PEARL) Network defines a PBRN as "collaboration between an academic health science center(s) and community practitioners conducting primarily clinical studies of mutual interest that would benefit and enhance patient care, delivery, cost, and health care policy." (1) PBRNs require an infrastructure to conduct studies and include: P-Is, PRCs, clinical research associates (CRAs), a data coordinating center, personnel to analyze results and administrators.
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