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Clinical Trial Monitoring

Our skilled and well-trained clinical research associates (CRAs) ensure the highest quality review of data and effective interaction with study sites. Our CRAs conduct on-site monitoring visits throughout the study to:

  • Oversee data collection
  • Review source documentation and case report forms
  • Ensure regulatory compliance
  • Resolve data queries
  • Conduct interim analyses as requested by clients

Clinical Research Associates (CRA)

PPD is dedicated to employing and retaining well-qualified CRAs who:

  • Have demonstrated site monitoring proficiency to PPD management before being allocated to a study
  • Are typically dedicated to one protocol at a time to maintain quality
  • In Europe and Asia, are assigned to monitor sites in their home countries, providing understanding of local languages, regulations, customs and business practices