SOCRA Arkansas Chapter


The Arkansas SOCRA Chapter
in conjunction with
the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“Export Controls/International Compliance”

Westley Ashley, JD, Director, International Compliance & Conflict of Interest, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Date: April 17, 2023
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Location: Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, RAHN building, Room G228.

A zoom link is available for those who are off campus.
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Meeting ID: 942 8939 7739
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Speaker Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


• Discuss the Export Control law’s goals and identifying those laws
• Discuss what the Export Control laws regulate
• Discuss why academic institutions should care about Export Control laws
• Review the primary regulations that govern Export Control
• Discuss Deemed Exports (i.e., what they are and how they occur)
• Discuss the fundamental research exclusion & other applicable exclusions
• Discuss common issues in Export Control
• Discuss other international compliance matters at UAMS
• Work through Export Control scenarios

Directions and Parking Information:
From Interstate 630, take the Pine/Cedar Street Exit. Head north on Pine Street until you reach Markham Street. Turn left onto Markham Street. Turn left onto Hooper Drive (Entrance 2) and park in Parking 2 ( Visitor parking is $1.00 for the first hour, plus $1.00 for each additional hour up to a maximum of $7 per day.

Please take your parking ticket with you when you exit your vehicle. A Pay Station is available in the breezeway into the Central building which accepts cash and major credit cards. You may also pay in the deck exit lane with your credit or debit card, but cash is not accepted in the exit lane.

• From Parking 2, take the walking bridge to the RAHN Building. Take the elevator to the Ground floor. Coming off the elevator, go straight, and the room will be on your left.

SOCRA CEUs available: 1.0 (for SOCRA members)

RSVP: Please contact Tracy Thurman (501-686-8187;

“Medicaid Research Billing Basics and Attestation”

Speakers: Sarah Couture, Managing Director, Ankura Consulting; and Cassie Cruz-Montes, MHA, YCCI Clinical Research Billing QA Specialist, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Date: May 10, 2023

Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 noon (Zoom Only)

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Meeting ID: 914 3030 9126
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Speakers’ Affiliation: Ankara Consulting Group and Yale School of Medicine

• What Hasn’t Changed: Clinical Research Billing Basics and Private Insurance Reimbursement Essentials
• What’s New: Medicaid Research Regulation
• Practical Tips and Next Steps

SOCRA CEUs available: 1 (for SOCRA members)

RSVP: Please contact Tracy Thurman (501-686-8187;



Chapter Chair:

Jocelyn Wright,