Greater Houston / Galveston

The SOCRA Houston/ Galveston Chapter in conjunction with the TMC Clinical Research Institute - Presents: 

Monthly Education Training Series

“Investigator-Initiated Research:
From Start to Audit”



Erica Baimbridge, M.Ed., CCRC
Research Associate, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona - College of Medicine



• Discuss the processes for investigator-initiated research protocol development and launch
• Understand the role of a sponsor-investigator and how that pertains to an FDA audit
• Share experience in being 100% electronic study (source, CRFs, Reg binder, consent)



Wednesday, August 4th, 2021, 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Registration Required.

Join Zoom Meeting:


Please contact or

This series is designed to serve as a monthly training and educational event for clinical research professionals. The series will be open to personnel from all TMC Member Institutions.



SOCRA continuing education unit (1) available for attendees.


 SOCRA members and non-members welcome!

SOCRA Greater Houston/Galveston Chapter

May 16, 2015


The Greater Houston/Galveston SOCRA Chapter will be hosting an educational conference on May 16th at Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women, 6651 Main Street, Houston, TX  77030.


Program Schedule:




Topic / Objective



"Risk-Based Monitoring - the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"

Objectives: To understand FDA monitoring requests vs.   what is actually being done in the US and abroad

Bruce Ross, PA-C, RQAP-GCP

Affiliation: Premier Clinical Research, Inc. (Pcri)


"DOCUMENTATION: If It's Not Done...You Didn't Do It"

Objectives: To understand the importance of study documentation (paper, EMR)

Darrel Cleere, RN, CCRP

Affiliation: Houston Methodist Hospital

11-11:15 am



Protocol feasibility & scoring

Objectives: To understand how to review protocol feasibility.

Christina Talley, BS, CCRP

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine

12:15 - 1pm

LUNCH - Will be provided by Cyberonics


"Informed Consent and Ethical Consideration for Lab Studies"

Objectives: To understand informed consent issues

Susan Tse, RN, BSN, CCRP

Affiliation: MD Anderson Cancer Center


"Emergency IND vs Compassionate Use"

Objectives: To understand the difference between emergency IND and compassionate use.

Lisa Marsh, MA, BSN, RN, CCRP


Stella Tsai, MHA, CCRA

Affiliations: MD Anderson Cancer Center




"Clinical Research...the first frontier"

Objectives: To understand clinical research career development

Patty Mendoza, RN, CCRC, CHRC

Affiliations: Houston Methodist Research Institute


Q & A Panel with Research Professionals

Objectives: To answer any questions you have about a research professional career, SoCRA questions or generic research questions

Moderator: Lisa Marsh

Affiliations: MD Anderson Cancer Center



SOCRA Members may claim up to 6 CEUs for attendance.

SOCRA Members will receive certificates of attendance.




Please provide your name and e-mail address to 

by APRIL 22nd.

SOCRA members will be given 2 weeks (April 1 - April 21st) to confirm attendance before it is open registration to non-SoCRA members (April 22-May 13th).



Directions to Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women:  Please visit the following site for specific directions from your destination, as well as, maps. 


oCRA Greater Houston/Galveston Chapter Educational Conference



SAVE THE DATE:  May 16, 2015


The Greater Houston/Galveston SoCRA Chapter will be hosting an educational conference on May 16th at Texas Children’s Hospital Women’s Pavilion, 6651 Main Street, Houston, TX  77030. 


Proposed topics are protocol feasibility and scoring, research billing, clinical research career development, informed consent issues, and emergency IND vs. compassionate use.


Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 6 CEUs.

Chapter Chairperson:

J. Aryn Knight