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Tuesday, June 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
#221 L: Non-Traditional Clinical Trials Require a Non-Traditional Workforce

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-20-615-L04-P; CME 1.00; IACET 1.00; RN 1.00

Decentralized clinical trials offer many advantages compared to traditional clinical research, including faster patient recruitment, improved patient retention, and more. These “non-traditional” clinical trials leverage new and emerging technologies

Learning Objectives

Define decentralized clinical trials and recognize related technologies/processes; Identify core competency requirements of clinical research professionals; Explain emerging competencies required for decentralized clinical trial execution; Discuss how to apply core competency requirements and emerging competencies in workforce development planning.

Chair

James Kremidas

Speaker

Moderator
Kenneth A. Getz, MBA

Workforce Perspectives from CRO
Sy Pretorius, MD, MBA, MS, MSc

Workforce Perspectives from Sites and Tech Suppliers
Mark Steven Hanley



Speakers
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James Kremidas

Executive Director, Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
Jim Kremidas is currently the Executive Director of the Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP). Earlier in his career he developed the patient enrollment team at Eli Lilly where he worked for 24 years. Most recently he spent for 6 years at a global CROs. He is on the... Read More →
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Kenneth Getz

Deputy Director, Research Professor, Tufts Center For the Study of Drug Development
Kenneth A. Getz, MBA, is the Deputy Director and Professor at the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University School of Medicine, where he directs research programs on drug development management strategy and practice. He is also the Founding Chair of the Center... Read More →
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Sy Pretorius

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Parexel
y Pretorius is the CMO & CSO at PAREXEL. As a member of the executive team, he is responsible for the overall leadership of several service lines & business units. Sy is passionate about drug development and leads several company-wide initiatives focused on clinical trial and drug... Read More →
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Mark Hanley

Chief Executive Officer, VirTrial
Mark Hanley is a visionary in the healthcare industry who has dedicated his career to improving the quality of care across multiple disciplines. As CEO of VirTrial, a ground-breaking telehealth platform provider, Hanley is currently focused on driving responsible and measured innovation... Read More →


Tuesday June 16, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm
TBD Virtual Event Horsham, PA 19044