ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites announces today the finalists for the 2016 SCRS Eagle Award™. The finalists were selected from nominations provided by SCRS members. Qualifying nominees were in the 75th percentile or higher of the total nominations submitted for the Eagle Award. Voting is now open to all clinical research site professionals, regardless of their membership with SCRS, and closes September 21, 2016. Go to this website to vote.
Congratulations to the 2016 sponsor finalists: Amgen, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Nektar, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, and Pfizer.
Congratulations to the 2016 CRO finalists: INC Research, Medpace, PRA, Quintiles, and Target Health.
"SCRS congratulates each Eagle Award finalist and looks forward to announcing the Sponsor and CRO recipients during the Eagle Award Gala," said Christine Pierre, President of SCRS. "These nominations signify sites' eagerness to appreciate and publicly recognize companies demonstrating a strong commitment to the site partnership, which is critical for our collective success."
The SCRS Eagle Award recognizes outstanding leadership, professionalism, integrity, and dedication to advancing the clinical research profession through a strong site partnership. SCRS Eagle Award nominees are finalized through direct site input. Winners will be honored at the 2016 SCRS Eagle Award Gala on Saturday, October 15th in Boca Raton, Florida during the 11th Annual Global Site Solutions Summit.
SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 which represents over 3,000 research sites in 49 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. Sites and the companies that sponsor or support the work conducted at clinical research sites will benefit from membership and partnership. 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 13-16 at the Waldorf Astoria in Boca Raton, FL, the Global 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