Advanced CRS Program Requirements

 Advanced Certified Research Specialist complete 18 AdvCRS contact hours, as follows:

  • AdvCRS: Export Compliance ( 1.5)  -Philip Principe (Director of Export Control and COI) 
  • AdvCRS: Conflicts of Interest ( 1.5) – Philip Principe (Director of Export Control and COI) 
  • Advanced Research Misconduct( 2.0)– Darri Scalzo ( Research Compliance Officer) and Nancy Rhea (Senior Research Compliance Analyst)
  • AdvCRS: HIPAA and Research Overview (1.0)-Heather Schmiegelow (HIPAA Compliance Officer)
  • Medical Devices in Research (1.0)– Amy Jo Jenkins (Executive Director of TRI)
  • AdvCRS: Research Billing(1.0) – Charnise Moore (Director of Clinical Billing)
  •  Key Information in ICF(2.0)- Christopher Trudeau (Associate Professor) and Edith Paal (Director of  UAMS IRB)
  • Ethics of Human Subjects Research-Beyond the Basics (2.0)-Micah Hester (Assistant Professor)
  • Single IRB Review (1.))- Edith Paal (Director of UAMS IRB) and Tiffany Brown (IRB Administrator)

• Electives (6)
o Research Seminars/ Workshops/Webinars Offered

**Complete AdvCRS Comprehensive Exam**


You may count a total of 6 contact hours from other  (conferences, workshops, etc.) toward your CRS hours, with the approval of the Compliance Education Specialist.

If you have any questions please contact Kimberly Givens by email at or by phone at 501-526-6879.