Cynthia Hahn

Vice President, Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs, North Shore-LIJ Health System, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Cynthia Hahn has served as a Research Compliance Officer, Chair of the Conflicts of Interest in Research Committee, Research Privacy Officer, the sequestering official for Research Misconduct, and staff to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board for one of the largest secular health system in the United States with a budget of over $7 billion dollars. In her role as the Research Compliance Officer she is responsible for ensuring provision of comprehensive regulatory guidance to the research community and development of a research compliance program that includes analysis of trends in the marketplace and changes in regulation, as well as distribution of written policies, procedures and standards of conduct that promote adherence to applicable federal and state laws and institutional policies. She has over eighteen years of experience in the design, conduct and implementation of research protocols and has served as a co-investigator on multiple projects aimed at improving the environment for research compliance, is an active member of Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), is on the steering committee for the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), served as Nominating Chair for the NY Metro Chapter of the Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and on the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) Network Neighborhood for Compliance. She is currently a team lead on the CTTI project Advancing the Use of Central IRBs for Multicenter Clinical Trials and a recent article Using Central IRBs for Multicenter Clinical Trials in the United States was published in January 2013 by PLOS ONE.


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