Office of Research & Development

CSR&D Data Monitoring

The CSR&D Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) monitors CSR&D clinical studies that are approved for funding, include human subjects, and may involve randomization. The CSR&D DMC provides an ongoing independent evaluation of the progress of studies, including participant accrual and retention, adverse events monitoring, and analysis plan. DMC review is separate and distinct from Institutional Review Board (IRB) review and approval. The DMC will not evaluate the scientific merit, methodology, or overall design, and budgetary constraints of an IRB approved protocol under review, except where changes to the protocol may result in a change in safety level or monitoring.


Contacts:


CSR&D DMC Administrator

Yvonne Lucero, M.D.
708-202-4897
yvonne.lucero@va.gov

CSR&D DMC Managers

Dan Lippe, MA
708-202-5854
daniel.lippe@va.gov

Tamara Paine, MA, MS, DBA, CCRP
708-202-5785
tamara.paine@va.gov

CSR&D DMC Central Office Contact

Lucindia Shouse, MS, CIP
202-443-5659
lucindia.shouse@va.gov


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