Embedding Clinical Research into the Continuum of Care

Clinical Researcher—June 2018 (Volume 32, Issue 6) PEER REVIEWED Jennifer J. Byrne; Jane M. Shen, PharmD; Amanda W. Wright [DOI: 10.14524/CR-18-0004]     Clinical research is the frontline of medical innovation. Through research projects, scientists and physicians make medical breakthroughs that directly impact the lives of patients and their families. However, what many patients and […]

David Burrow

FDA Pushes Proactive Clinical Trial Quality Control

Protocol violations and faulty record-keeping habits continue to be among the most common problems uncovered by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors, says David Burrow, PharmD, JD, acting director of the Office of Scientific Investigations within the Office of Compliance for the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Burrow’s tip? Remember that “quality […]

Christina Talley, MS, RAC, CCRP, CCRC, Program Director, Office of Strategic Research Initiatives, Houston Methodist

Realistic Workforce Metrics Key to Successful Trials

Clinical research coordinators and clinical research associates struggling under onerous workloads are likely the victims of ill-conceived trials lacking realistic workload measurements that accurately measure the knowledge and capabilities of those who actually conduct the trials, says Christina Talley, MS, RAC, CCRP, CCRC, a program director with the Office of Strategic Research Initiatives at Houston […]