Research Team Members

Clinical trials involve many skilled individuals who design, run, and manage the trials while maintaining the safety of the patients. Typical team members you may encounter while on a clinical trial include a:

  • Principal investigator who supervises all aspects of a clinical trial
  • Research nurse/coordinator who manages the collection of data throughout the course of a clinical trial
  • Data manager who manages the collection of data throughout the course of a clinical trial
  • Physician, physician assistant, advanced practice nurse, or nurse who helps take care of the patients during a clinical trial