We are proud to announce that Pearl IRB’s Co-Chair, Gretchen Parker PhD, RAC, CIP has earned the CIP certification. This achievement attests to the unparalleled service, knowledge, and professionalism offered by our IRB.
Pearl IRB is an AHRPP accredited, commercial Independent Review Board that provides comprehensive IRB services for institutions, principal investigators, sponsors, and CROs nationwide. The Pearl IRB team is comprised of experts in the fields of medical practice, science, ethics and clinical research. We deliver quality and timely reviews that balance the interests of human subjects, sponsors, and institutions.
Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) is a certification program for individuals working for IRBs. It is overseen by the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP) and is an initiative of PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research). PRIM&R “advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research through education, membership services, professional certification, public policy initiatives, and community building.” More than 2,500 individuals have become certified since the launch of CIP program 16 years ago, and the credential has since become a sought-after qualification for employment.
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