Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
Explore the training requirements, responsibilities, daily activities, advancement potential, and other characteristics of an essential career related to the broad clinical research field.
This session will:
- Explore the necessary skills for Clinical Research Associates
- Discuss occupational opportunities for Clinical Research Associates
- Describe potential team members and roles for Clinical Research Associates
- Look at a typical “Day in the Life” of a Clinical Research Associate
- Answer your questions with regards to life and work as a Clinical Research Associate
Come prepared to ask your questions and engage in meaningful, active discussion with a leading industry professional.
Event will include heavy appetizers and beverages.
Les Rutt, Manager– Clinical Research Associates, Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Les Rutt is a Manager of Clinical Research Associates with three years of line management experience. Prior to this role, he was a CRA with approximately seven years experience in the following therapeutic areas: Oncology (Lung, Colorectal, Renal) Immunological/Infectious Diseases (HIV), and Endocrine/Metabolic (Diabetes).
As a manager, his number one priority is being an advocate for his direct reports as it applies to their professional lives. This includes managing their trainings, site/study loads, work/life balance and assisting/supporting their professional development.
Where will the event be held?
The event will be held at the UNCW McNeill Hall, Rm. 1051, located on UNCW main campus, in Wilmington.
What are my parking options?
Please park in the parking deck on the opposite side of Cahill Dr. from McNeill Hall and beside the Dunkin Donuts. There is a charge for parking.
Who can I contact regarding any questions or concerns?
Please contact Randall Johnson at Randall_Johnson@ncbiotech.org at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center Southeastern Office with any questions or concerns.
This event is hosted by the North Carolina Coast Clinical Research Initiative, sponsored by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center Southeastern Office, and the UNCW Student Association of Clinical Research. The event will enhance the region’s knowledge about topics specific to the clinical research cluster in southeastern North Carolina.