Greater Los Angeles Area

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SOCRA Greater Los Angeles Chapter 

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Pacific Time)
Place: Online Zoom Meeting

Zoom meeting link:
Meeting ID: 980 9842 3951
Password: 12345

Speaker: Dr. Mark Krailo, PhD
University of Southern California


Title: “Statistics in Clinical Research (Trends in Phase 1 studies)”

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe Basic Statistics Concepts.
2. Describe Statistical References used in Protocols.
3. Discuss how statistics are used to determine clinical trial outcomes.

Speaker Biography:
Mark Krailo, PhD is a statistician and a professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California. He has been a member of the statistics department with the Children’s Oncology Group and one of its predecessor groups, The Children’s Cancer Group, for more than 40 years. Dr Krailo is responsible for the design, execution and analysis of phase I, II, and III clinical trials in a variety of childhood cancers. In addition to his role in trials management, Dr Krailo has served as a member of data monitoring committees for phase I, II, and II studies of both pediatric and adult cancers.

Cost: Free admission (all members and non-members are welcome)
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SOCRA members will be credited with 1.0 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

If you have any questions, please contact one of your Chapter Chairs:
Susan Hmwe, Chapter Chair
Firdos Shaikh, Chapter Co-Chair
Alejandro Fernandez, Chapter Co-Chair

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Chapter Chairs:

Susan Hmwe, CCRP
Phone: 626-256-HOPE  ext 64726


Firdos Shaikh, CCRP
Phone: 626-256-HOPE  ext 64726