WIRB-Copernicus Group’s Dr. Stuart Horowitz Has Been Appointed to the Association of Clinical Research Professionals’ Editorial Advisory Board

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 25, 2015 – WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world’s largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software to support clinical research, announced today that Stuart Horowitz, Ph.D., M.B.A., its president of institutions and institutional services, has been appointed to the Association of Clinical Research Professionals’ (ACRP’s) Editorial Advisory Board for a two-year term.

“The WCG organization joins me in congratulating Dr. Horowitz on this prestigious appointment,” said WCG Chairman and CEO Donald A. Deieso, Ph.D. “With deep experience in institutional research administration, Dr. Horowitz works tirelessly to promote clinical research excellence and to help our clients to achieve it. He will undoubtedly bring tremendous value and a unique and important perspective to his work with ACRP.”

“I have been an ACRP member for many years and I’m a strong proponent of its efforts to promote leadership and professional excellence in clinical research worldwide. I look forward to partnering with the other Board members and continuing to maintain Clinical Researcher’s high editorial standards,” said Dr. Horowitz.

In his new role, Dr. Horowitz will participate in the double-blind peer review process for ACRP’s prize-winning publication, Clinical Researcher, and help to maintain the high quality of its articles. Clinical Researcher was awarded first prize in the American Society of Association Executives’ Gold Circle competition as the best peer-reviewed journal in its budget category.

Together with his fellow Board members, Dr. Horowitz will endeavor to provide ACRP members with news and information that will enhance their professional development. The Board will also ensure that Home Study articles in each issue of Clinical Researcher meet the requirements of Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN), and other accrediting bodies.

About ACRP
ACRP supports clinical research professionals through membership, training and development, and certification. Founded in 1976, ACRP is a Washington, DC-based non-profit organization with more than 13,000 members who work in clinical research in more than 70 countries. ACRP’s vision is that clinical research is performed ethically, responsibly, and professionally everywhere in the world. ACRP’s mission is to promote excellence in clinical research. www.acrpnet.org

About The WIRB-­‐Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world’s largest provider of regulatory and ethical solutions for clinical research. The company provides Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) reviews, and Human Research Protection (HRP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Biosafety consulting services. Its technology offerings include IRB workflow management solutions (IRBNet), clinical trial management software for sponsors and contract research organizations (ePharmaSolutions), and Part-11 compliant online learning solutions for research professionals (WCG Academy).

The pioneer of independent ethical oversight, WCG continues to drive progress in the clinical research space. WCG empowers clients to accelerate life-saving advancements, while ensuring that the risks of progress never outweigh the value of human life.

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