It has helped me become successful in my role in the medical device industry and has played a critical role in my career advancement. It has empowered me to be able to provide feedback in areas of Clinical Research and Post-market studies, to review abstracts/protocols etc and has sure prepared me for the real life experience.
Khaudeja Bano, MAS, Medical Director
Abbott Diagnostics Division
It gave me a foundation on clinical research, allowing me to have a solid training in clinical research methodologies, which is crucial as a clinical investigator.
Jeffrey Lee, MD, MAS
CREST/MAS Program gave me excellent understanding of the Clinical Research process, including how to construct a protocol, understanding of regulatory requirements, bias, statistical assessments, etc. It has served me well in my medical affairs roles (mostly phase IV studies), and with my ability to assist with design and implementation of phase 3 studies. It has improved my ability to design and write meaningful clinical research.
Ted Okerson, MD, FACP, MAS
Senior Director, Global Medical Affairs, Allergan
I have not yet had a chance to start my own clinical research but I feel prepared in supervising the residents that I work with as well as moving toward starting my own research projects.
Michelle Loose, MD
It gave me a thorough understanding of the basic terminologies, procedures, and sciences involved in conducting clinical research.
Othman Mohammad, MD
An understanding of the different components of clinical research. The most valuable area was to meet senior researchers and to have those individuals mentor me in future projects.
Adriana Tremoulet, MD, MAS
I am looking towards transferring from preclinical bench research to clinical research and this program has given me helpful insight into what monitoring a clinical trial entails. From budget and protocol preparation, to budget negotiation, data analysis techniques, data management and FDA audits, this program has given me a solid foundation from which to initiate a career in the clinical research arena.
Christiane A Villescaz, MAS