Business Imperatives, Quest for Diversity Propel Staffing and Patient Recruitment Tactics

If that giant sucking noise you’ve been hearing lately is COVID-19 taking all the oxygen out of the room for studies of non-virus medications or devices sponsored by your firm or conducted at your site, you’re in good company. The urgency of maintaining, restarting, or launching brand new clinical trials of treatments for other conditions—whether […]

Novo Nordisk Receives First Place in ACRP-Avoca Sponsor Quality Awards

Novo Nordisk was recognized with the ACRP-Avoca Sponsor Quality Award during the ACRP-Avoca Quality Congress this month. The Association of Clinical Research Professionals and The Avoca Group jointly recognized leading sponsors at the event. The following ACRP-Avoca Sponsor Quality Awards were announced:

  • First Place – Novo Nordisk
  • Second Place – GSK
  • Third Place – […]

Covance Receives First Place in ACRP-Avoca CRO Quality Awards

Covance was recognized with the ACRP-Avoca CRO Quality Award during the ACRP-Avoca Quality Congress this month. The Association of Clinical Research Professionals and The Avoca Group jointly recognized leading CROs at the event. The following ACRP-Avoca CRO Quality Awards were announced:

  • First Place – Covance
  • Second Place – ICON
  • Third Place – PRA Health […]
Jim Kremidas, Executive Director, ACRP

ACRP Calls for Increased Diversity Among Clinical Researchers

The importance of diversity of patients in clinical studies cannot be overlooked, nor can the importance of diversity at the C-suite level. But, it’s equally important to have a diverse clinical research team as well. Increasing the number of minority clinical workers is a key goal of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). Not only will this help […]

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CDRH Releases Report Touting Thorough COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has met the COVID-19 pandemic head-on with aggressive “regulatory flexibility,” the center says in what amounts to a report card it has issued on its performance since the beginning of 2020. “If you want to know the FDA’s impact on COVID-19, […]