Event Calendar
Chapter Chairperson:

Laurin Mancour

NC East / RTP Area

The August 2019, meeting of the Clinical Research Professionals of North Carolina (a chapter of SoCRA also referred to as NC East or the RTP chapter) will be held on Monday, 05 August 2019, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.

Greensboro Remote Location:  Cone Health Cancer Center
Greenville Remote Location:  Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Pinehurst: FirstHealth of the Carolinas
RTP Location:  IQVIA™ Plaza on Emperor Boulevard (Formerly Quintiles)
Wilmington: SEAHEC
Winston-Salem: Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem (Comprehensive Cancer Center)

OUR TOPIC: Diversity in Clinical Trials

SPEAKER: Kristina Isaac-Hardy - Regulatory Business Operations Manager, GSK

OVERVIEW: Discuss the challenges and barriers to recruiting more diverse study patients and help attendees understand the impact of having more diverse professionals participate in research.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER: Originally from North Hollywood, California, Kristina spent the early part of her career in the IT (Information Technology) field and moved to NC in 1998 to join Northrup Grumman as a Computer Security Analyst working with government contracts. Before joining GSK in 2010, she was the owner and operator of a real estate firm servicing the Raleigh/Durham area.  In addition to her project management regulatory role, she is a project workstream lead for GSK's Clinical Trial Diversity program and has assisted in the develop and embedding of the program into the business.  Kristina has a passion for educating and serving the community, has been awarded by Diversity Best Practices for her efforts around diversity and inclusion, is an inclusion dialogue facilitator, and leads the African American Affinity Group (Mosaic) at GSK. 

If you have any questions, please contact Laurin Mancour at atheneumconsulting@gmail.com or 919-452-7821

SOCRA members may claim 1.0 CE credit hour. SOCRA members should receive Certificates of Attendance.


August 9, 2019 -  SoCRA EXAM DEADLINE Charlotte, NC at Levine Cancer Center
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October - Melissa Hancock Director, eClinical Technologies with Aperio
November - Tony Bumarch-VP Global QA with Aperio
December - Tentative Social Event
January 2020- Nathan Huff and Robert Hearn - Attorneys with Phelps Dunbar2nd Quarter 2020 - Speakers Needed!




Cone Health Cancer Center

2nd Floor Conference Room 2-024
2400 W. Friendly Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27403

Website: conehealth.com

Contact: Cindy S. Shaw BSN, RN, CCRP

336.832.0827 cindy.shaw@conehealth.com



Brody School of Medicine

East Carolina University

Conference Room 4N/86

600 Moye Boulevard

Greenville, NC 27834

Contact: Cedron N. Williams, MS, MBA, CCRP

252-744-0361 or 252-744-2330 williamsce19@ecu.edu



FirstHealth of the Carolinas

220 Page Road

Pinehurst, NC 28374

Contact: Pam Mason, RN, BSN, CCRP

(910) 715-2213    pmason@firsthealth.org



IQVIA™ (Formerly Quintiles, Inc.) Plaza Building

*off of Page Road from Interstate I-40

Located at 4820 Emperor Boulevard, Durham, NC 27703
Contact:  Laurin Mancour at 919-452-7821 or lmancour@atheneumconsulting.com



NHRMC Research - New Hanover Regional Medical Center


2511 Delaney Ave

Wilmington, NC 28403

Contact: Lynette McFayden, MSN, OCN, CCRP
(910) 667-2641 Lynette.McFayden@seahec.net


*Parking behind the building or in SEAHEC parking lot across the street.



Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem

Comprehensive Cancer Center - 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 2C/2D

Medical Center Boulevard/Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Contact: Jasmine A. Forrester, MBA, BSN, RN, CCRP

(336) 713.6915 jforrest@wakehealth.edu  

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