Event Calendar

Chapter Chairperson:

J. Aryn Knight

Greater Houston / Galveston

The SOCRA Greater Houston/Galveston Chapter  
Educational Conference 

Date: February 17, 2018

Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Registration opens at 8:30 am) 

Location:  Texas Heart Institute, Denton A. Cooley Auditorium

Registration: Registration will open on Monday, January 15th at 9am CST. 
The conference will only allow 240 attendees.  You must be registered. Please CLICK HERE to register.
Program Topics:

Investigator Oversight and Engagement

Transitioning IIT Products from Development to Commercialization

Revenue Gerating Tips

Consolidating your Research Framework into the 21st Century

The Importance of Reproductivility in High-Throughput Biology


CE: Attendees will have the opportunity to earn SOCRA CEUs for each presentation. To earn SOCRA CEUs the participant must sign-in at the event, attend all of one or more session(s), complete and submit the evaluation of the presentation attended.

Questions:  If you have any questions, please, email the SOCRA chapter at SOCRAHouston@outlook.com.
 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 socrahouston@outlook.com 

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.