Society for Clinical Research Sites Names PPD Winner of Prestigious Eagle Award
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2021) –
The award, based on voting by research sites globally, recognizes the contract research organization (CRO) that best exemplifies a site-focused approach to clinical trial management by demonstrating outstanding leadership, professionalism and integrity.
“The Eagle Award is one of the most prestigious honors in our industry, and this recognition affirms PPD’s ongoing commitment to create and sustain strong relationships with our site partners,” said
PPD draws on decades of experience in collaborating with leading research sites and site networks worldwide to advance biopharmaceutical and biotech customers’ development programs. For investigators and physician practices new to clinical research, PPD offers SiteCoach, customized training to help them navigate the complexities of patient recruitment, educate patients on their options and streamline trial administration. Additionally, PPD’s Accelerated Enrollment Solutions business (AES) provides customers access to its dedicated site network of more than 160 global sites.
SCRS site members nominated companies for the Eagle Award that they had worked with in the past year that exemplified excellence, and PPD was selected based on votes cast from the global site community. PPD accepted the award during the annual SCRS Global Site Solutions Summit in
“The SCRS Eagle Award recognizes a sponsor and CRO who have exemplified an exceptional working relationship with clinical research sites,” said
SCRS, a global organization founded in 2012, is an influential voice for the clinical research site community and an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. SCRS represents more than 9,500 sites in 47 countries, providing members with a community dedicated to advocacy, education, mentorship and connectivity.
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customers and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With more than 30,000 professionals worldwide, PPD has conducted clinical trials in more than 100 countries to help customers deliver life-changing therapies to improve health. We apply innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value. For more information, visit www.ppd.com.
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