CCTR Presents at VCU School of Nursing Research Council

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Representatives from multiple cores within the VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research led a presentation on the various tools and services offered by the Center at a recent VCU School of Nursing Research Council.

The VCU Wright CCTR reviewed research definitions set by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the services offered by the CCTR Research Innovator, Clinical Research Services policies, and institutional information. 

“You are not alone,” said Shirley L.T. Helm, MS, CCRP, manager of clinical research administration for the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services. “We are here to help you with a team of experts in the areas of research, biostatistics, informatics, study conduct, regulatory development…you name it.”

The team went on to explain how the VCU Wright CCTR caters to investigators at many levels and functions as an umbrella center for various hubs, which includes the Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry, the Community Engagement Core, and the Collaborative Advanced Research Imaging (CARI) program, among others.

“As the School of Nursing is ramping up it’s own clinical research projects, it was good to identify areas of concern and educate them as to the services the CRS provides to the greater research community here at VCU,” said Art Carpenter, senior financial analyst for the VCU Wright CCTR. “I was happy to walk the audience through requesting quotes for services and procedures from our identified ancillary services.”

Click here to view the presentation slideshow.

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Shirley Helm, M.S., CCRP, manager of clinical trial administration for the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services
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Alanda Perry Jones, MA, CCRP, clinical trials specialist for the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services
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Joelle Lemmons, RN, BSN, MS, nurse manager for the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services
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Art Carpenter, senior financial analyst for the VCU Wright CCTR

 

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