The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) is a professional association for clinical researchers. It was formed to foster and promote clinical research in New Zealand.
NZACRes is a non-profit scientific educational organisation run by volunteer officers selected from its membership.
The objective of NZACRes shall be to promote medical research in New Zealand to improve public health. In particular, NZACRes will
- Foster clinical research in New Zealand;
- Facilitate the exchange of information amongst members interested in clinical research;
- Provide and foster education and training in clinical research;
- Facilitate communication amongst New Zealand clinical researchers and with other national and international clinical research organisations; and
- Carry out other activities consistent with these charitable purposes.
NZACRes membership is open to all those who have an interest in clinical research.
- Investigators, Study Coordinators, Physicians, Clinical Research Nurses, University and Hospital based research personnel
- Clinical Research Managers, Clinical Research Associates, Regulatory Specialists and personnel from research institutes
- Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device research personnel
- Pharmacists and Laboratory personnel
- Health Economists, Biostatisticians and Data Managers
- Medical Writers and Industry Consultants
In March 2019 Ruth took up the post as Research Manager for Cancer & Blood Research at Auckland District Health Board, broadening her industry experience into the DHB.
Living in the Hutt Valley allows her to enjoy the combination of suburban and a semirural life style with her husband, kids and animals.
Limited. Chris has worked in various roles in the clinical trial industry since 2007, initially as Operations Manager for a Phase 1-3 unit in Christchurch (including healthy volunteer and first in human trials). In 2016 he moved to the CRO world, commencing at IQVIA as a start-up specialist, and since 2019 has managed a team of start-up specialists across Australia and New Zealand. He is a registered nurse with clinical experience in spinal injuries and haematology and has also held a variety of nursing and service leadership roles