ACRP Central Florida Chapter

Chapter Membership: $25/Year Join Now

Note: You must be an ACRP Member to join a local chapter. Learn more about ACRP membership.

Get Involved and Help the Central Florida Chapter

If you have been wondering how to get more involved with our Chapter, now is your chance. Taking advantage of one of our Chapter’s leadership opportunities is critical to the continued growth and success of the Central Florida (CFL) Chapter.  Volunteering your time and expertise to focus on specific initiatives, issues and programs of importance to our industry, as well as meeting the needs of our membership, are crucial.  Through your continued involvement and support, you can help us reach some of our future goals of regional program development, Certification and scholarships for national events. Learn More.

About the Central Florida Chapter

  • Welcome to the Central Florida Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). We proudly serve Orlando and the surrounding areas to provide up-to-date information, continuing education credits, and networking for the research community. We are a comprehensive organization of clinical research professionals from a variety of backgrounds.As a chapter of the ACRP, the mission of this organization shall be to provide a readily accessible mechanism for regional program development for clinical research professionals to foster professional interaction, continuing education, problem-solving, and discussion of professional issues.



  • July 27, 2019-CCRC EXAM STUDY GROUP - Click the event link  to let us know if you are interested in attending. 


 CMS Submission: 
Mar 26, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)



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Joining and Renewing Chapter Membership

ACRP membership is required to join our chapter. ACRP membership offers invaluable global networking and professional development opportunities including access to many resources: Clinical Researcher, The Wire, online communities, discounts on offerings, and more. Select ‘Membership’ from the menu bar on the ACRP home page for more information on the many benefits. 

We look forward to seeing you at our chapter meetings and hope that you will consider becoming more involved in the Chapter at some point by volunteering for a committee or running for a Board Member position.

Benefits of Central Florida Chapter Membership

Becoming an active member in your local ACRP chapter is a great way to learn more about clinical research in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and it also provides many great benefits; a member of the Central Florida Chapter of ACRP can expect to receive the following benefits:

  • Obtaining research-related continuing education credits for each speaker meeting you attend – which counts towards certification maintenance
  • Discounted registration for chapter sponsored educational programs
  • Networking in all areas of research with other engaged research professionals
  • A valuable resource for information, training, and employment opportunities

Remember, only members of ACRP can become members of the local Chapter. Our Chapter is active in the National dues collection program. This means that the national organization will collect dues for local membership at the same time they collect your national dues.

Contact Information

  • President: Jessica Hyacinthe, MA, CCRC
  • Vice President: Susan Nelson, RN, BSN, CCRC
  • Treasurer: Charmaine Garcia, CCRC
  • Secretary: Carole Coyne, CCRP, CCRC
  • Membership Chair: OPEN
  • Event Committee Chair:  Carole Coyne, CCRP, CCRC 
  • Newsletter Editor Chair: OPEN

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  • CCRC Exam Study Group

    The Chapter will be offering a CCRC Exam Study Group again this year!  It will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 8AM to 1PM.  It is designed to familiarize yourself with the exam format, discuss exam content, review example questions, and become more prepared.  The review is based directly on the ACRP certification review packages.  If you are interested, please complete the 2-question Intent to Attend survey below to facilitate space planning and materials.

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