Clinical Trials Development Workshop

On Saturday, June 25, the College of Medicine – Tucson will host the Clinical Trials Development Workshop from 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m at Hacienda del Sol (5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718).

The Clinical Trials Development Workshop is free and appropriate for clinical investigators of all experience levels looking to increase clinical trial working knowledge. It is led by experienced physicians and basic scientists across health sciences.

Hosted by the College of Medicine – Tucson, this workshop is sponsored by a grant from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC). ABRC-funded events strive to deliver high-quality educational resources to support Arizona researchers to become leaders in biomedical research fields, successfully compete for external support, and translate research findings to address critical medical needs and improve health outcomes.


Register to attend the Clinical Trials Development Workshop


Session Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast   

7:55 a.m. Welcome | Rachna Shroff, MD, MS  

8:00 a.m. Clinical Trials 101 | Aaron Scott, MD  

8:30 a.m. IRB’s Role in Safety/Compliance | Christine Melton-Lopez

9:00 a.m. Demystifying COI | Taren Ellis Langford, JD

9:30 a.m. A Roadmap to Successful Clinical Research Initiation | Lauren Zajac, MPA

10:15 a.m. Break  

10:30 a.m. Research Project Management: Tips for the Early Stage Investigator | Sai Parthasarathy, MD   

11:00 a.m. Bridging Basic and Clinical Sciences | Mohab Ibrahim, PhD, MD, and Todd Vanderah, PhD   

11:30 a.m. Top 10 Common Statistical Questions and Navigating Statistical Support | Bonnie LaFleur, PhD  

12:00 p.m. Lunch  

Small Group Discussions: Finding Collaborations   

1:00 p.m. Share Out of Lunch Discussions and Closing Remarks