Definitions for "Clinical Research Associate"
Keywords:  cra, cro, gcp, ich, sponsor
Person employed by a sponsor, or by a contract research organization acting on a sponsor's behalf, who monitors the progress of investigator sites participating in a clinical study. At some (primarily academic) sites, clinical research coordinators are called CRAs. See monitor.
A representative of either the sponsor or contract research organization (CRO) that is responsible for monitoring the quality of the conduct of the clinical trial.
Person employed by the study sponsor or CRO to monitor a clinical study at all participating sites. See also, monitor.