Resilience is Key to Thriving as Clinical Trial Professional

Realtors half-jokingly say property value often comes down to three things: location, location, and location. For clinical trial practitioners, you might substitute the words “resiliency, resiliency, and resiliency,” says Barbara van der Schalie, a clinical trial manager with Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. “One of the cornerstones for [your professional] success in clinical research is resilience, […]

OhioHealth Research Institute Joins ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ Initiative

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) welcomes OhioHealth Research Institute to the ACRP ‘Partners in Workforce Advancement’ (PWA) initiative. PWA is a groundbreaking new initiative to expand the clinical research workforce by bringing together a broad coalition of clinical research stakeholders focused on creating a sustainable workforce for the future. “We are excited […]

Vatche Bartekian, President, Vantage BioTrials Inc. in Canada

Project Managers Often Lynchpin to Clinical Trial Success

So, you think you want to be a clinical trial project manager? It’s not an easy task. However, it can be an incredibly rewarding role because you have the opportunity to elevate clinical trial quality, says Vatche Bartekian, president of Vantage BioTrials. “Challenges often arise during a clinical study, and it’s the project manager’s responsibility […]

Enhanced Workforce Training Key to Tackling Chronic FDA Inspection Citations

It’s a classic good news/bad news scenario. The bad news? U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials keep finding the same operational problems over and over again during clinical trial site inspections, as evidenced by public Warning Letter reports. The good news? “Sponsors and sites are more open to the idea that we need more […]