A Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for conducting clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice (GCP). They are monitored by an Institutional Review Board (IRB ) and are under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI)
The Staff at Columbus Clinical Research works off of four key elements;
Dr. Arora went to medical school in Manipal, India. He then did his residency at Hamot Medical Center in Erie PA. During his residency he worked on multiple original research studies one of those on breast feeding received national attention garnering interviews on major networks and newspapers. Since then Dr. Arora has been involved in clinical research acting as principle investigator or sub investigator on over 100 studies. He holds the prestigious CPI designation by the ACRP. He is the president and medical director of Columbus Clinical Research and is actively involved in the running of the company.
Amanda has 10 years research experience. She is CCRC certified and is also a member of SOCRA. Her responsibilities include oversight of all office activities, Regulatory Start up and Completion, Budget and Contract Negotiation, and Business Development.
Our Clinical Research Assistants help our Coordinators with the activities of each study. Their duties may include, Blood Draws, ECG, Sample Processing, and Data Entry. All Research Assistants are IATA certified as well as GCP trained.
Our dedicated team of recruitment coordinators work hard at pre-screening and screening patients, making sure that they are the right fit for our enrolling studies.
Our Clinical Research Coordinators are responsible for the organization, coordination, and overall integrity of the trials that we participate in. Their responsibilities include Obtaining participant informed consent, Scheduling tests and procedures, Collection of clinical research data, and Ensuring accuracy of documentation.