Sponsor And CRO Finalists Announced For Annual SCRS Eagle Award

Amgen, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly & Company, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, INC Research, inVentiv Health, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Medpace, Merck & Co., Nektar, Novavax, Novo Nordisk, PAREXEL International, Pfizer, PRA Health Sciences, Quintiles, Target Health

Aug 13, 2015, 09:30 ET from Society for Clinical Research Sites

ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the trade organization representing over 2,600 global clinical research sites in 42 countries, announces today the finalists for the 2015 SCRS Eagle Award. Finalists were selected from a record number of nominations by SCRS members. Qualifying nominees were included in the 75th percentile or higher of nominations submitted. Voting is now open to all sites through September 14, 2015.

The SCRS Eagle Award recognizes outstanding leadership, professionalism, integrity, and dedication to advancing the clinical research profession through strong site partnerships.

Sponsor finalists: Amgen, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly & Company, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Nektar, Novavax, Novo Nordisk, and Pfizer

CRO finalists: INC Research, iVentiv Health, Medpace, PAREXEL International, PRA Health Sciences, Quintiles, and Target Health

Christine Pierre, President of SCRS, states: "SCRS congratulates this year's Eagle Award finalists and looks forward to announcing the Sponsor and CRO recipients during the Eagle Award Gala. The Eagle Award is consistent with SCRS' mission that partnerships between sites and sponsors and CROs are critical for our collective success. When sponsors and CROs weigh the value the site brings to each project, authentic communication is created, leading to greater collaborative performance."

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 SCRS Eagle Award Gala on Saturday, October 10th in Amelia Island, Florida during the 10th Annual Global Site Solutions Summit.

About SCRS: SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 that represents over 2,600 research sites in 42 countries. SCRS' mission is to unify the voice of the global clinical research site community for greater site sustainability. SCRS has become an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Visit MySCRS.org

About the Site Solutions Summit: The Global Site Solutions Summit is the annual meeting of the Society for Clinical Research Sites. The Summit provides an open forum for industry and sites to collaborate, share best practices, and improve processes in clinical research. Held October 8-11 at the Omni in Amelia Island, FL, the Site Solutions Summit attracts investigators and site executives from research sites across the globe, as well as clinical operation executives from sponsor and CRO organizations.

SOURCE Society for Clinical Research Sites