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Clinical Research Related Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians (AAPP)
A professional organization for physicians in clinical research. The newsletter and other information are available on-line. Organization membership is available for $100 here.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
A professional organization for pharmaceutical development scientists.

Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
A professional organization for clinical research associates, clinical study coordinators and clinical research project managers. Emphasis on training and certification. Membership is $85 and application forms are available here.

Drug Information Association (DIA)
Scientific association comprised of members of academia, regulatory agencies, and industry addressing all aspects of clinical drug development. Membership costs $100 and applications are available here.

Institute of Clinical Research
An organization in the UK formed for the education and sharing of best practices among clinical research professionals.

National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
A professional organization for individuals involved in administering sponsored programs at colleges, universities and teaching hospitals.

Society for Clinical Trials
An international professional organization regarding the design and conduct of clinical trials and related health care research methodologies.

Society of Administrative Managers
To support the efficiency and effectiveness of administrating a General Clinical Research Center.

Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA)
Dedicated to the advancement and continuing education of clinical research professionals. Certification offered.

Society of Research Administrators
Links to grant opportunities and management guidance. Journal available to download.