Hamilton Area

SOCRA Greater Hamilton Chapter Meeting

"3CTN and EDGE - The Power of Networks and Collaboration?"


Date:  Dec 16, 2019

Time:  5:30 - 6:30

Location: JCC Lecture Theater 4th, Cancer Centre, 699 Concession St. Hamilton

Presenter: Ms. Bianca Bier

Bianca Bier is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she specialized in Biopsychology. Following this, she obtained a post-graduate diploma in Clinical Trials Management from Western University. She has been with the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC) Clinical Trials Department (CTD) since 2011. As the JCC CTD Network Coordinator, her role includes: coordination of the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN) Hamilton node, activation of academically sponsored cancer clinical trials, management of the CTD's recruitment statistics and workload reports, and system administration of the CTD's Clinical Trials Management System, Edge. She is one of the Edge Canada Lead Administrators and works closely with sites nationally and internationally to improve and streamline Edge-related processes. She actively participates in idea sharing and rolling out new initiatives, such as the inaugural Clinical Trials Information Session hosted at Wellwood in Hamilton, as well as developing and enhancing quality assurance measures within the CTD.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the 3CTN initiative, along with their goals and objectives, as well as our accomplishments as part of the network
  • Learn about Edge and the benefits of electronic management of clinical trials
  • Participate in idea sharing of clinical trials administrative processes

SOCRA continuing education: 1 (for SOCRA members)


Questions: Please contact Jane De Jesus dejesuj@mcmaster.ca OR Amber Good amber.good@phri.ca

RSVP: Limited space, please RSVP to Jane De Jesus: jane.dejesus5@gmail.com


SOCRA members and non-members are welcome!


Chapter Chairpersons:

Jane De Jesus, CCRP