Clinical Research Network Interview I contacted a doctor whom my family has used for many years and asked him if he knew any clinical research directors who I could interview for this project. He put me in touch with a clinical research associate in his hospital. That associate was too busy for me to interview him at that time, but he put me in contact with the Clinical Research Training Director (CRTD). The research associate first contacted his colleague to see if they were interested and available. I received an email from the CRTD expressing willingness to be interviewed and we scheduled a time for me to conduct the interview during business hours in his office. The interview lasted 35 minutes followed by casual conversation about the...The end:
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