Wed, 14 Mar 2018 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


This five part orientation is strongly recommended for all clinical research personnel who are new to UNC or new to research. The objectives are to introduce research personnel to the UNC offices involved in clinical trials, discuss the federal and local regulations governing conduct of research, and provide an overview of best practices utilized in the implementation of clinical research. Attendees are encouraged to complete both the CITI Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and CITI Human Subjects Protection (IRB/Ethics) modules prior to attending the orientation (available online at:

The orientation is divided into 5 weekly modules, held on Wednesdays from 1:30 pm - 4 pm in Room 219 Brinkhous-Bullitt Building (TraCS Institute). Research personnel are encouraged to attend all 5 modules, but may choose to attend only those of particular interest or relevance. The topics to be covered during each module include:

March 14, 2018 | 1:30 PM- 4 PM | Week 2: Study Start-up, Good Clinical Practices, and Informed Consent

  • Study start up and roles of research personnel (Laura Tuttle) - 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Good Clinical Practices and study documentation (Terry Hartman) - 2:20 pm - 3:15 pm
  • Informed consent process (Marie Rape) - 3:15 pm - 4 pm


Location information

Brinkhous-Bullitt, room 219

United States
North Carolina
27599 Chapel Hill
North Medical Drive 160


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