Susan Vadaparampil, PhD, MPH, Moffitt Cancer Center.

National Pilot Project Aims to Increase Diversity in Cancer Clinical Trials

Moffitt Cancer Center is among more than 75 sites participating in a national pilot project being conducted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) to test a research site self-assessment tool and an implicit bias training program focused on increasing racial and ethnic diversity among cancer […]

Susan P. Landis

The Flexibility to Chart Your Career

Clinical Researcher—September 2021 (Volume 35, Issue 7) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE Susan P. Landis, Executive Director of ACRP (susan.landis@acrpnet.org)   We’ve been talking about you, and I hope your ears are burning. You’re in demand. With considerable growth projected for the clinical research industry, we need you—and more people like you. It’s a critical part […]

Achieving Work/Life Balance Takes Work

Clinical Researcher—September 2021 (Volume 35, Issue 7) CHAIR’S MESSAGE Erika Stevens, MA, 2021 Chair of the Association Board of Trustees for ACRP   Does flexibility in work enable balance across one’s whole life? While the idea and application of workplace flexibility has existed since the early 2000s,{1} remote work presents new challenges to the […]

Making Quality Management a Reality

Clinical Researcher—September 2021 (Volume 35, Issue 7) SCIENCE & SOCIETY Al O. Pacino; Matthew Chandler   The use of digital health technologies continues to be a viable solution for clinical research advancement. Many research leaders have considered adopting the use of quality management services in clinical research trials. Quality management systems (QMS) are at the […]