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The CIR Training Group has more than 15 years of history providing investigators, research coordinators, clinical monitors, and other trial associated personnel with training in Phase I and II clinical vaccine trial conduct and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) in the U.S. and abroad through both classroom-based workshops and online courses. Our experience includes:

International Training

  • Primary GCP and vaccine trial training group for the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) from 2001 to 2008 in Africa and Asia
  • GCP certification workshops in Zambia, Rwanda, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, India and United Kingdom involving 16 clinical trial sites and over 700 participants
  • Developed and delivered training module for vaccine manufacturers and regulatory agencies across Latin America and Asia for the WHO Global Training Network program in Brazil (2002) and Thailand (2003)
  • GCP training workshop at the 2004 World AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand

Domestic Training

  • Center for Immunization Research site GCP and Code of Federal Regulations training for  investigators, faculty, and staff involved in conducing clinical trials
  • 2003 Summer Vaccine Institute training “AIDS Vaccine Trial Conduct” involving international clinical investigators
  • Annual workshops at the Johns Hopkins University Fogarty AIDS International Training & Research Program Summer Program

Basic GCP

Advanced GCP

Clinical Vaccine Trials and GCP Online Course (for credit)

Comprehensive GCP Online Course (non-credit)