Jeffrey Cooper, MD, MMM | Process & Strategic Improvement
Dr. Cooper is a physician trained in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonary disease, and nuclear medicine. During his academic career, Dr. Cooper was a basic science investigator, clinical investigator, IRB chair, and hospital administrator. He left medical practice in 2002 to help start the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) where he was responsible for the development and operation of the accreditation process. Prior to that, Dr. Cooper was associate medical director at Albany Medical Center where he was responsible for utilization management and quality improvement.
At WCG, Dr. Cooper specializes in combining his management and regulatory experience to create systems that promote clinical research while meeting regulatory requirements and high ethical standards.
What is the IRB’s policy on human subjects training for investigators and research staff?