Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 05, 2013
The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) announced today that Dr. Johan P. E. Karlberg, a renowned authority on clinical research and site-management, has joined its senior leadership team as Vice-President for Site-Development and Support. In this capacity, Dr. Karlberg will bring the perspective of the sites and investigators to ACRES as it builds a shared systems-infrastructure to support a global network of high-performing clinical research sites of excellence.
Born and educated in Sweden, Karlberg has worked in academia and clinical research for 35 years, including experience with the US, UK, Finland, Ireland, Pakistan, Sweden and Hong Kong. For over a decade, he was the Director/Professor of the Clinical Trials Centre at the University of Hong Kong, contracting 640 industry-sponsored global clinical trials during that time.
Karlberg led the development by an international working group of a complete library of standard operating policies and procedures for clinical trial sites and co-authored a guide for ethics committees and IRBs reviewing clinical research studies. Dr. Karlberg is also the creator and managing director of Clinical Trials Magnifier Weekly, the industry’s most authoritative source of current information regarding the status of clinical trials worldwide.
Karlberg now brings his global experience and leadership to ACRES. In his new position, Karlberg plans to establish a wide-ranging portfolio of support services and information for clinical investigators and sites that "will enable investigators to conduct industry-sponsored clinical trials to the highest standards and at the same time understand that their knowledge and contributions are essential." Karlberg will work with the '/>"/>
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