Research Coordinators attending the Education Lunch in February 2016 were presented with the following updates from the Clinical Research Support Office:
Dr. Tom Buchanan, Director SC-CTSI, generously served as our MC and responded to question regarding the CRS and plans for the future.
Dr. April Armstrong, Director Clinical Research Support, introduced a menu of new services that the her office has planned.
Allison Z. Orechwa, PhD, CRS Project Director, provided an informative overview of the new DEWARS data warehouse targeted for completion December 2016.
DEWARS: Enterprise Research Date Warehouse
The CRS Office Welcomed:
Regina Olivas, RN, BSN, MSW
Research Coordinator Supervisor
Regina is returning to USC after a seven year break. She completed both her undergraduate degree (BSN ) and her Masters (MSW) here at USC. She is a Registered Nurse and a Nurse social work practitioner. During her absents she worked at CHLA as the Manger for the CTRC, previously the GCRC. The last five years she has spent her time at UCLA building up their CTRC and developing their Research Study Coordinator float pool.She has over 25 years of research experience dealing with all spectrums of disease. She has spanned the ages from pediatric to geriatric. She is glad to be back to USC. Her goal is to build a quality Research Study coordinator team. This team will help facilitate the on going process of conducting top-notch research here at USC. Please send your suggestions and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org