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Chapter Chairs:

Tina Ayer, CCRP

Susan Branscum, CCRP

Lesa Burson, CCRP



SOCRA Alabama Chapter Meeting


The October 24 meeting has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay tuned for future announcements.

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Topic: Key Components for Building a Successful Research Site

Objectives of the presentation are:

  • Better understanding of the Regulatory Environment
  • How to Meet the Principal Investigator Obligations
  • Important of Training the Study Coordinator
  • Meeting and Retaining Enrollment Goals
  • How to Manage the Study Budget
  • Importance of Study Feasibility/Protocol Assessment
  • Setting up Your Research Site
  • Marketing Your Site


Speaker:        Carla Perna, BS, CCRA, CCRP
Center Administrator, UAB Center for Exercise Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham

CEU:               One hour CEU credit is offered for this session for SOCRA members

Location:        Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Harbor Building
                        Adjacent to the Children's Hospital
                        1600 6th Avenue South
                        Birmingham, Alabama 35233 

Parking:         Children's Hospital 5th Avenue Parking Deck. Bring your ticket to the meeting for validation. Limited metered street parking is also available.

Cost:               Free admission. All members and non-members welcome.

RSVP:            Susan Branscum, CCRP at sbranscum@peds.uab.edu or 205-996-7806

Information:   Susan Branscum, CCRP at sbranscum@peds.uab.edu