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Myths About Clinical Research!

Posted on: September 10, 2018

The Founding of A New Company and New Careers

Posted on: June 28, 2018

 The Fourth of July celebrates the birth of our nation and the revolutionary success of a disruptive idea. At one time, the dream of governance by the people, and for the people, where we could control our pursuit of life, liberty and happiness seemed impossible. Our country was founded by thoughtful and courageous rebels who believed… Read full article

Clinical Research Outreach Can Spark Careers

Posted on: June 25, 2018

  If you are in clinical research, then the “research triangle” is no secret to you. However, those outside the industry may have little or no clue about the impact made on healthcare among the cities of Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham, North Carolina. Here is where clinical research lives. The research triangle is home… Read full article

Knee Replacement Surgery A Thing Of The Past?

Posted on: June 18, 2018

 Last summer, at the age of 79, my grandpa got a “new knee.” He had worked the majority of his life as a carpenter. With years of constantly being on his knees, eventually the only thing that remained on the inside was bone. The cartilage and soft tissue had worn away, and almost every action… Read full article

Better Screening, Longer Lives

Posted on: June 7, 2018

Screening is the First Step to Healing *Knock Knock* *Door Opens* “Hey Dr. Brown.” “Hi, Mrs. Smith… How are you doing today?” “I’m doing well. How about yourself?” “Good, thank you. Mrs. Smith, I don’t want beat around the bush, but I was able to look at your biopsy results this afternoon… You have stage… Read full article

A Healthier World Through DNA

Posted on: April 26, 2018

Listen to our Director of Outreach and Engagement, Jeannie Farnsworth, speak about how clinical research is improving lives with our own DNA:  

Our Health, Our Cure

Posted on: April 17, 2018

A Hard Road and a Hard Decision My grandma is 88-years-old. She often sits in her sky blue rocking chair. Covered in a hand knitted-afghan, while being accompanied by a small space heater at her feet. She has breast cancer for the third time. In her battle with cancer, she has undergone multiple rounds of… Read full article

Be Mindful of the Nation’s Hidden Crisis

Posted on: April 10, 2018

Be Mindful of the Nation’s Hidden Crisis What if I told you that the United States is experiencing a health crisis. But this crisis isn’t being reported about on your local news. It isn’t being talked about at the dinner table. It isn’t even something you’d like to admit to yourself. This crisis is shrouded… Read full article

My Series: A Christmas to Remember

Posted on: April 2, 2018

The Broad Reach of Epilepsy Epilepsy has started to appear in the news more and more recently. Cannabis oils are now being used to manage seizures and as the use of Cannabis is legalized, this treatment is becoming more popular for those suffering from epileptic seizures. The cause of seizures remains a mystery to us… Read full article

My Series: The Day My Vision Went Dark

Posted on: March 27, 2018

The End of My Career When I was 14-years-old, I was a tall, scrawny, 130-pound high school freshman. But to better illustrate my frame back then, I had grown accustomed to the nicknames of “Mr. Lanky”, or “Beanpole.” So naturally I played basketball, right? Well, little did I know that only two months into my… Read full article

Honor at Home

Posted on: March 25, 2018

National Medal of Honor Day Today, March 25, is a Sunday. This day recognizes the 3,517 individuals that have “distinguished themselves through conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.” The Medal of Honor is the highest award given to members of the United States Armed Forces…. Read full article

Career Expert Says Fastrack Provides the Foundation You Need!

Posted on: March 20, 2018

CJ Anderson Discusses Starting Careers in Clinical Research CJ Anderson moved five years ago from Omaha, Nebraska to Scottsdale, Arizona. He made the 1,200 mile journey with the mission to fill a void in the medical industry. His company Finding Pharma, a placement agency within the healthcare sector, has discovered that the clinical research industry… Read full article

A Step Towards an Alzheimer’s Solution

Posted on: March 19, 2018

Alzheimer’s: An Illness Felt by All We all know how heartbreaking Alzheimer’s Disease is. The stories grip our souls, and leave us wishing for a day where this disease no longer existed. According to Alzheimers.org: It kills more Americans than breast and prostate cancer combined. Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops the… Read full article

Clinical Research Circles The Globe

Posted on: March 15, 2018

Clinical Research Circles The Globe Remember hearing the ghost stories about polio? It took the life of a U.S. President. In 1952 alone, over 60,000 children were diagnosed. Three thousand died, and thousands more were left paralyzed. Two years later, a potential vaccine was ready for testing. Over 2 million children participated in the clinical… Read full article

2017: A Record-Breaking Year for Clinical Research!

Posted on: January 5, 2018

2017: A Record-Breaking Year for Clinical Research! In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved more new drugs than any other year in history. Many of the drugs that received approval this year treat diseases that plague millions including diabetes, hypertension, and asthma. There were also several cancer drugs approved as well as… Read full article

Ethical Aspects of Research

Posted on: December 7, 2017

Clinical Research Fastrack instructor Juanita Rendon is a Regulatory Compliance Associate at the largest international CRO, Synexus. She was recently published in Compliance Today for her article discussing the need for continuing ethical practices in research. In her article she explains why trials should select the study design that best protects the subjects, obtain independent review… Read full article

10,000 Jobs Open Today!

Posted on: September 6, 2017

High Demand Positions, Cutting Edge Treatments In 2016, Forbes named this position the #1highest-paying flexible job, and then included it again in a 2017 article about remote job opportunities. Forbes included this position on the list due to the high pay and flexibility of the position, but, most importantly, these CRAs are working on the… Read full article

Combating CRA Shortages

Posted on: November 23, 2016

Experience Requirement Causes a Catch 22 In Clinical Research The clinical research industry is experiencing growing pains.  With more clinical trials gaining FDA approval in 2015 than any of the 60 preceding years, the industry is not showing any indication of slowing down.  But amidst this success a pervasive issue of shortages of qualified Clinical… Read full article

2015 New Drug Approvals Hit 66 Year High: Countless Job Opportunities in Clinical Research Created

Posted on: September 1, 2016

More FDA drugs were approved in 2015 than in any of the past 66 years since 1950 (Forbes Jan. 4, 2016) highlighting the strength of the rapidly growing clinical trial industry. The field of clinical research is creating thousands of new jobs nationwide providing exciting opportunities in for people entering this field. The nationwide job… Read full article

Nursing Careers & Specialties in Arizona

Posted on: July 4, 2016

Many nurses today are looking for career advancement throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Here in Arizona many nursing careers and specialties exist to help cater to the advancing nurse professionals of today. Continuing education is offered to RNs and LPNs seeking alternative careers too. Nurses may choose to take online courses, campus courses or a… Read full article

Clinical Research Associate Career

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The extensive process of putting a drug on the market starts with testing. Testing a drug’s effectiveness, risks and benefits are studied for years prior to a drug making it to market. These studies are often called clinical trials or clinical research trials. Individuals who run, administer and assist in overseeing the clinical trial are… Read full article

Press Release: Education Pioneers

Posted on: June 25, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Clinical Research Fastrack is bringing new and exciting boot camp training programs to an industry where they never existed, until now. The founders believe this short course training program taught by industry experts currently working in the field combined with real world internship experience will be far more valuable to students than what… Read full article

Uncovering the Hidden Path to a Great Healthcare Career

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Entering the field of clinical research may not be as difficult as it seems for positions that pay well and provide substantial opportunity for growth. For many young people today a solid career path seems daunting. The appeal of the sharing economy is attractive at first, but it is hard to get ahead as an… Read full article

$100,000 in Scholarships Offered to Students by CRF Board

Posted on: May 7, 2016

News Bulletin, Scottsdale, AZ:  CEO and Co-Founder Louis Silberman announced this week that the Board of Clinical Research Fastrack will be offering scholarships to its students in the amount of $100,000 for the 2016 academic year.  This will provide bright students, interested in entering the career of clinical research, a significant opportunity to jump into… Read full article

Best Jobs in the US are in Clinical Research!

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Demand in Research Driving up Salaries Money Magazine rated the role of a Clinical Research Associate as one of the best jobs in the United States in 2012. In 2012 the average CRA earned $90,000 per year. In 2016 Forbes Magazine named the Senior Clinical Research Associate as the #1 High Paying Flexible Job in… Read full article