Virginia Chapter: 2023 Fall Symposium

When:  Oct 27, 2023 from 07:30 AM to 05:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  ACRP Virginia Chapter

Virginia Chapter: 2023 Fall Symposium 

Friday, October 27, 2023 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., ET

Hillsdale Conference Center | Charlottesville, Virginia

Program Description
A full day event that will allow you the opportunity to earn 7.0 educational contact hours and network with other clinical research professionals.

Event Agenda

8:00 – 8:15 a.m. | Business Meeting & Opening Remarks
Christina Ludwick Hartman, Virginia Research Center, Virginia Chapter President

8:15 – 9:00 a.m. | FDA Regulatory Update
Susan Ebert, MS, RD, CIP, Senior Chair Director, Advarra

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. | Site and Sponsor Inspections
Bob Figarotta, Senior Director of Clinical Operations, Edwards Lifesciences

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. | Break

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. | Career Development Panel
Moderator: Shay Brill, Central Laboratory Project Manager, Gates Medical Research Institute

  • Diana Farrell, Senior Clinical Operations Manager, ARG
  • Danyelle Coley, CRC 2, University of Virginia
  • Kristina Cooper; Regulatory Manager, Carilion Clinic
  • Kris Bello, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, ICON

11:00 - 12:15 p.m. | Professional/Effective Communication
Barbara van der Schalie, MS, Senior Clinical Training Manager, Leidos Biomedical Research Inc.

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. | Lunch

1:15 - 2:00 p.m. | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
LaShell Robinson, Senior Director of DEI in Clinical Research, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Managing Remote Monitoring Panel
Moderator: Barry Herndon, Clinical Operations Leader, Parexel

  • Ann Louise Armstrong, Senior Manager Clinical Affairs Ancora Heart
  • Zachary Sturgill, Clinical Research Coordinator, Virginia Research Center
  • Jessica Nichols, Clinical Research Coordinator, Carilion Clinic
  • Kris Bello, Senior Director, Clinical Operations, ICON

3:00 - 3:15 p.m. | Break

3:15 - 4:00 p.m. | Budgeting for Clinical Trials Panel
Moderator: Christina Ludwick Hartman, Director, Virginia Research Center 

  • Andrea Mohr, MH, CCRP, Director of Clinical Trials, Carilion Clinc
  • John Thrift, Director of Budgeting Clinical Trials Office, Virginia Commonwealth University

4:00 - 4:45 p.m. | Organization Productivity
Marne Power, Principle Owner, M Power Consulting

4:45 - 5:00 p.m. | Final Remarks

Registration and Contact Hour Information

Registration and contact hour purchasing has closed. 

Contact Hours: 7 ACRP contact hours are approved for this event. Please claim your contact hours by 11/27/23.

To receive contact hours: Please claim your contact hours by 11/27/23. Purchase the contact hours and attend the program. After attending the event, log on to the ACRP website and visit Select your event, confirm attendance and take the event evaluation between 1 and 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate." After 30 days, contact hours are no longer available.

Refund Policy: Not applicable


Hillsdale Conference Center
550 Hillsdale Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22901