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Thursday, June 30 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
#405: Hot Button Protocol and Operational Issues Between Sponsors and Sites in Clinical Pharmacology Studies

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

A moderated panel of phase 1 clinical research experts, representing sponsor, CRO and site perspectives, will identify and discuss several hot button issues that can provoke conflict between sponsors and sites or diminish conduct efficiency. Attendees will be invited to join in.

Learning Objectives

Recognize issues that can provoke sponsor/site conflict or diminish conduct efficiency when they arise in the course of preparing to conduct or conducting phase 1 studies; Discuss how to handle such issues with counterparts when they arise; Describe ways to formulate/negotiate when issues resolution.


Gary L. Steinman, MS


Tales from the Front Lines: An Introduction
Gary L. Steinman, MS

William B Smith

Mary L. Westrick, PhD

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Gary Steinman

President, Medexetech
Gary Steinman has degrees in Electrical & Systems Engineering from RPI where he also served on the faculty and as Director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering. He then joined the Stanford Cardiology Division, launched Pharmiya Medical Technologies in the People’s Republic of... Read More →

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William Smith

CEO, Alliance for Multispecialty Research/NOCCR
William B. Smith, MD, FACC, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr. Smith is board certified in Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Critical Care. Dr. Smith is the President of New Orleans Center for Clinical... Read More →
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Mary Westrick

Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin
Dr. Mary Westrick holds a BS in Chem, and MS & PhD degrees in pharmacology from Purdue University. She has held leadership positions in Global Clinical Pharmacology at Covance, Astellas and Quintiles and currently teaches Project Management and Leadership in the MS Program in Biotechnology... Read More →

Thursday June 30, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
107AB Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA
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