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Amanda M Cook

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Director, Clinical Research Services
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University
HSRB 4th Floor Bridge
Atlanta, GA 30322


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PHONE: 404-727-5234


As the Director of Clinical Research Services, I provide support and resources to facilitate child health related clinical research operations. I am also the primary Department of Pediatrics clinical research liaison to Emory University, Children’s and our other partners. I have over 15 years of clinical research experience and possess an understanding of both the practical and administrative aspects. My broad spectrum of skills and long standing cross institutional relationships allow me to assist researchers in navigating the required processes to open and conduct a successful trial.

Areas in which I oversee:

Clinical Research Services

Project Start Up

  • Facilitate the execution of CDAs, NDAs, MTAs, and DUAs between sponsors and Emory central offices
  • Serve as the point of contact for industry sponsors seeking Investigators for upcoming trials
  • Maintain the Industry Clinical Trials Status Report for studies moving through the pre-award process
  • Assist in troubleshooting operational and process issues

Clinical Research Staff

  • Provide guidance to the 9 Emory Department of Pediatrics based clinical research teams
  • Track and monitor required research training and credentialing for pediatric clinical research staff
  • Serve as the Emory Department of Pediatrics clinical research staff representative to Emory and Children’s
  • Collaborate with Emory and Children’s research education teams
  • Communicate and ensure compliance with clinical research policies and procedures

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