Event Calendar

Executive Committee: 

Rocky Mountain Area Colorado

SOCRA Rocky Mountain Area Chapter

  • 1 hr CEU offered SOCRA Members
  • Non SOCRA Members Welcome!
  • Unfortunately we will not be offering teleconference options
    I apologize for any inconvenience that may be caused at this time-Stacey House

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at  rockymtnsocra@gmail.com


Date:                 August 14, 2019 (Wednesday)

Time:                 6-7 pm, doors open at 5:30pm

Location:            Lilly Marks Conference Room, CU Medicine Building, AMC directions attached

Title of Session:  Ensuring Blockchain Compliance for your Research

Session Objectives:

  1. Learn Use Cases for Clinical Research: Blockchain technology is coming to your research soon. It is important to learn the common research use cases of blockchain and understand why this technology will create advances in clinical research.
  2. Understand Risks: The blockchain itself is secure, but there are still legal and security risks, such as uses of smart contracts.
  3. Determine Compliance Solutions: This presentation will teach how to ensure blockchain compliance with regard to IRB submissions, FDA and HIPAA Security Rule regulations and considerations for state statutes. 

About the speaker: Wendy Charles obtained her PhD in Clinical Science with a specialty in Health Information Technology from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. She is certified as an IRB Professional, Clinical Research Professional, and Blockchain Professional. Dr. Charles has been involved in healthcare research for 27 years and currently oversees research regulatory compliance at Denver Health. She states she is particularly passionate about blockchain implementation in healthcare and clinical research. She serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Frontiers in Blockchain for Science and Vice Chair of the Hyperledger Health Care Special Interest Group. She is also an active member of the HIMSS National Blockchain Task Force and Government Blockchain Association

SOCRA CEU's available: 1 (for SOCRA members) 

SOCRA members and non-members welcome!  

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at rockymtnsocra@gmail.com 


CU Medicine is located on Montview Blvd near the northeast corner of the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Free parking is available in the parking structure adjacent to our building, accessible from Victor Street, off of Montview Blvd.  The Visitor parking entrance is on the north side of the garage.   


  From Downtown Denver

  •  Take Colfax Avenue east for about 10 miles
  •  Turn left on Potomac St. (which turns into Fitzsimons Pkwy)
  •  Turn left on Montview Blvd.

  From the Airport

  •  Denver International Airport (DEN)    
  •  Take the ramp onto Peña Blvd
  •  Take exit 282 to merge onto I-225 S toward Colorado Springs/Aurora    
  •  Take exit 10 for US-40/US-287/Colfax Ave    
  •  Turn right at US-287 N/US-40 W/E Colfax Ave          
  •  Take the 1st right onto Potomac St      
  •  Continue onto Fitzsimons Pkwy           
  •  Turn left at E . Montview Blvd

 From the North

  •  Take I-25 south
  •  Exit I-70 east
  •  Exit I-225 south
  •  Exit Colfax Avenue
  •  Turn right (west) at Colfax
  •  Turn right on Potomac St. (which turns into Fitzsimons Pkwy)
  •  Turn left on Montview Blvd.

 From the South

  • Take I-225 north
  • Exit Colfax Avenue
  • Turn left (west) on Colfax
  • Turn right on Potomac St. (which turns into Fitzsimons Pkwy
Turn left on Montview Blvd
Future Meetings
  • September 11, 2019 (530-6pm networking/speaker set up, talk begins at 6-7pm)
    • Panel presentation featuring Michael Wang, M.D. and his CRAs discussing Current Gene Therapy for Hemophilia
  • October 9, 2019 (530-6pm networking/speaker set up, talk begins at 6-7pm)
    • Hiromi Martorano, PhD, CIP, CCRP discussing IRB Submission

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at rockymtnsocra@gmail.com