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Virtual ACRP 2021

COVID02Jan12 - Expanding Clinical Research in the Midst of a Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Key Takeaways

Jan 12, 2021 12:15pm ‐ Jan 12, 2021 1:15pm

Credits: None available.


When the world is changing by the minute in the middle of a pandemic, you hold on tight and get ready for a wild ride. Join this session to learn how to expand research operations utilizing remote technology and existing resources and how the Medical University of South Carolina used this approach to activate a COVID-19 study in our rural research naive hospitals in under one week. Hear lessons learned and how the team adapted and overcame barriers to ensure the needs of the community were met.

Learning Objectives:
  • Assess existing research resources available to mobilize for research expansion activities.
  • Become familiar with the framework needed to create a research expansion plan.
  • Recognize the importance of evaluating outcomes to identify when plan adjustments are needed.


  • Amanda Cameron, MPH, CPH, CCRP, Trial Innovation Network Program Manager, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Signe Denmark, MS, CCRP, Associate Director Research Opportunities & Collaborations, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Amy Gandy, SCTR, Laboratories Manager, Medical University of South Carolina


  • 1.00 - ACRP Credits

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Regina Ingram
4/6/21 5:05 pm


Karli Andy
10/4/21 12:47 pm

I found this to be extremely useful in my current professional life as I am actively working on expanding the capabilities of a small phase I facility. Thank you!