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LA CaTS Level I Research Coordinator Training

Released: Friday, October 07, 2016

LA CaTS Level I Research Coordinator Training
November 11, 2016
8-4 p.m.
Tulane University (Murphy Building, Room 220)
New Orleans, LA

This is a free training open to research coordinators of all levels at all LA CaTS institutions.  Participants will receive an LA CaTS Research Coordinator Training Certificate for participation in the program. 

Topics include: government regulations pertaining to human subjects research; introduction to good clinical practice; funding for research, contract, COI; documentation; regulatory binder; protocol review; budget review; adherence to IRB protocol; informed consent; recruitment and retention; and safety and efficacy monitoring/self audits.  Lunch will be provided.

To register, please visit:   If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Cruthirds at


About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit