Event Calendar
Chapter Co-Chairs:

Kate Anderton, CCRP


Palmetto Area

The South Carolina Palmetto SOCRA Chapter will be hosting a meeting:

  •          Date:  November 9, 2018
  •          Time:  9AM-12PM
  •          Location:  173 Ashley Ave (Basic Science Building) Room 502 (BS 502)
  •          Title of Program: 
  • o   9AM-10AM - Investigational Drug Services (IDS) Best Practices
      •   Carol Brown, PharmD, MS
        Pharmacy Coordinator, Investigational Drug Services/Research Pharmacy
        Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
      •   This session will provide attendees with information about what an investigational pharmacy (IDS) is, IDS models and the regulations pertaining to IDS in clinical research. 


  • o   10AM-11AM - Role of Animals in Translational Research
    •   M.A McCrakin, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS & ACLAM, CMAR
      • Director, Veterinary Medical Unit, Ralph H. Johnson VAMC
        Associate professor, Comparative Medicine, MUSC
        Director, Surgical Research Laboratory, MUSC
      •   This session will give an overview of the steps of translational research from bench to bedside, cite regulatory guidance that requires the use of animals in research and discuss controversies over the use of animals in translational research


  • o   11AM-12PM - Managing your time effectively as a Study Coordinator
      •   Alan Brisendine, CCRP
        Program Manager
        Hollings Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office, MUSC
      •   This session will give an overview of effective time management for study coordinators in the clinic setting, including how to plan, allocate, delegate and analyze time spent to accomplish assigned tasks, projects and goals. 
  •          Parking is available at the Jonathan Lucas Parking Garage ($0.75/half hour) located at the corner of President street and Jonathan Lucas Street.
  •          up to 3 credit hours available for SOCRA members
  •          Contact:  Kate Anderton at anderton@musc.edu

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