Recruitment specialists can increase enrollment

November 2010
Clinical Trials Administrator;Nov2010, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p126
The article focuses on the issues concerning recruitment problems. According to Tammy Anderson, director of the clinical trials office at the office of the vice president for health sciences in Virginia Commonwealth University, most doctors call their office because they have problems with recruitment. Anderson suggests that the solution for the problem is hiring a contract study recruiter through a research institution's centralized research office.


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