Barbara Anderson, R.N. Manager, Clinical Research
795 El Camino Real, Ames Building
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2302
Barbara Anderson, R.N., CCRA, CCRC, CHRC, is the manager for the Department of Clinical Research at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute (PAMFRI). She has more than 25 years of experience in clinical research. Since moving to the United States from Canada in 1993, she also has held the positions of research nurse in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University and associate director of clinical trials for Cooke Pharma Inc. in Belmont, Calif.
Anderson received her Certificate in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), she is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), as well as a Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA). Her professional associations also include the Health Care Compliance Association, from which Anderson recently completed her Certificate in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC). This certification qualifies her to monitor all activities of PAMF researchers and investigators. In addition, she is qualified and prepared to teach and mentor clinical research coordinators, nurses and investigators on billing compliance.