Event Calendar

Chapter Chairperson:

Virginia Doran

Phone: 716-845-1348

Western New York

SOCRA Western New York State Chapter Spring Program

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Gaylord Cary Meeting Room
Research Studies Center (RSC) Building
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14203

Schedule of Events

8:30 – 8:45

Registration – Continental Breakfast with coffee/tea


8:45 – 9:00

Welcome from Western New York Chapter of SoCRA

Virginia Doran, MLT, BS, MBA, CCRP

Chair Western New York Chapter SoCRA

Administrator – Regulatory Affairs

Roswell Park Cancer Institute


9:00 – 10:00


Title: “Help us Help You – The Regulatory Clinical Research Associate Role”

Presenter: Jennifer Walker, BS, CCRC; Aaron Pry, BA; Jessica Doersam, BS


1.     Learn about the role and responsibly of the regulatory CRA in a busy Comprehensive  Cancer Center    


10:00 – 11:00

Title: “Update on Common Rule Changes”

 Presenter: Donald Handley, MSc, MBA, Administrative Director, Office of Research Subject Protection


1.       Understanding the changes in Common Rule and how it affects subject protection research


11:00 – 12:00

Title: “Opportunities and Challenges in International Collaborations: A Case Study on the Collaboration between Center of Molecular Immunology (Havana, Cuba) and Roswell Park (Buffalo, NY)”

 Presenter: Rachael Evans, MS, BS, CCRP; Pre-Doctoral Trainee


  1.     Understand the opportunities challenges to aid in planning for future research collaborations


Question and Answer - Closing Remarks              

SOCRA members will receive a certificate and credited for (up to) 3 hours (3 Regulatory) of Continuing Education Credit.

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually attended.

Admission Fee: There is no fee for this event  

Suggested Hotel:    Wyndham Garden Buffalo Downtown
                                   125 High Street
                                   Buffalo, NY 14203   (716) 262-8892

 Please RSVP:         Virginia Doran - send reply by 5/25
                                 Virginia.doran@roswellpark.org / 716-845-1348

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