Paul Evans, PhD, President and CEO, Velocity Clinical Research

The Best of Both Worlds

Clinical Researcher—June 2020 (Volume 34, Issue 6) CHAIR’S MESSAGE Paul Evans, PhD   I recently had the opportunity to appear on an episode of ACRPtv’s “Spotlight On…” series to discuss some of the challenges I see looming ahead of us as an industry as we move toward virtual or hybrid trials. I’m no Luddite, […]

4 Tips on Implementing Change in Clinical Research

Clinical Researcher—June 2020 (Volume 34, Issue 6) PI CORNER Christine Senn, PhD, FACRP   Everyone realizes how brilliant or necessary the new plan is. It’s a no-brainer. You’ll tell people what to do, and they’ll do it. That’s their job, after all. … I don’t know about you, but there are probably 30 activities that […]

Learning from System Readiness During a Pandemic: Africa’s Response to COVID-19

Clinical Researcher—June 2020 (Volume 34, Issue 6) SCIENCE & SOCIETY Al O. Pacino; Yonnie Otieno   During these times of international efforts to reduce COVID-19 cases, noticeable systems put in place and plans enacted throughout Africa have successfully pre-empted the virus from uncontrollably spreading. Scientific and healthcare organizations, governments, as well as biotechnology companies have […]

Number of Clinical Research Sites Fearing Total Closure Drops by 71% in Recent Weeks; Industry Still at Risk as COVID-19 Concerns Persist

New data from an ongoing quantitative research survey conducted by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) in partnership with Continuum Clinical indicates 9% of clinical trial sites say it is “somewhat likely” or “very likely” that their site would need to close in the coming weeks, down from 31% in previous research. In […]