Speaking Engagement: ACRP 2017 Meeting & Expo

Several members of the Kinetiq team will present sessions at the 2017 ACRP Meeting & Expo in Seattle, WA. Senior Regulatory Attorney Michelle Grienauer will discuss the legal and ethical obligations of returning research results; VP of Legal Affairs Mitchell Parrish will discuss what works for research consent in acute settings; and VP of Client Services James Riddle will discuss the question of whether the United States should follow the example set by the European Union regarding layperson summaries.


About the Speakers

Michelle Grienauer, JD, MPH, previously worked for Quorum Review IRB as a Regulatory Attorney, as a regulatory analyst and IRB member for Seattle Children’s Research Institute, and was Assistant Director of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System Human Research Protection Program. A member of the WSBA Health Law section and NWABR, she has developed extensive knowledge of FDA, OHRP, and HIPAA regulations, federally funded research, investigator-initiated research, and pediatric research.

Mitchell Parrish, JD, RAC, CIP, leads the Kinetiq Legal and Regulatory teams, driving consultation on pressing issues impacting innovative medical research, digital health, and software designed to support clinical trials. Mitchell has held both in-house and outside counsel roles, having served as an associate attorney at the global law firm K&L Gates, consultant to the National Cancer Institute, and regulatory counsel to a global provider of medical research review services. He frequently speaks and writes on FDA regulatory, clinical trial, and IRB topics, including authorship of chapters on prescription drug labeling and on research in pediatric populations in the most recent edition of the Fundamentals of US Regulatory Affairs.

James Riddle, MCSE, CIP, CPIA brings nearly 20 years’ experience in Human Research Protections leadership. Before joining Kinetiq, James occupied operations leadership roles at both a major independent IRB and a large resesarch organization. James has served on the board of the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) and as an AAHRPP site visitor. In addition to serving on the editorial board of the journal IRB Advisor and on the ACRES Committee on Accreditation, he is a current faculty member, mentor, and regular speaker for Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and other industry conferences.


About the Conference

The ACRP Meeting & Expo brings together the best minds to discuss the future of researchers. Attendees will learn from the influencers, innovators, and regulators driving change in clinical trial operations. Research teams will gain practical strategies to manage change, streamline operations, minimize risk, and position themselves for success at the premier education and networking event for clinical research professionals.