Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR) is a free course offered by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
NCCAM statistician Laura Lee Johnson, Ph.D., is one of the co-directors for the course along with Frederick Ognibene, M.D., and John Gallin, M.D..
The NIH Clinical Center organizes this course each year to train researchers about how to effectively conduct clinical trials. The course topics will include:
- Study design
- Ethical, legal, and regulatory considerations
- Preparing and monitoring studies
- Data management
The sessions will be held between October 16, 2012 – March 26, 2013 on the NIH campus in Bethesda and at approved remote locations. The deadline for registering is October 9, 2012.
For more information about IPPCR or to watch lectures from the previous year, please view the IPPCR Web page.