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    Amy Waltz, JD, CIPAssociate Director – Regulatory Affairs, Reliance, Outreach Indiana University Abstract: Understanding context is key to understanding the regulations and complying...Read More >>

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In order to promote quality clinical research, to protect the welfare of research participants, and improve global health, SOCRA's mission is:

To establish educational programming and provide continuing education for clinical research professionals
To establish an internationally recognized certification program for clinical research professionals (CCRP®)
To foster the professional development and peer recognition of clinical research professionals


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