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Hello Bruce,

I just wanted to say thank you for all of your help and
guidance. The KRC CRA development course provided me all of the background
and interviewing skills to land a position with ClinQua and now with
Quintiles Transnational, the largest CRO in the world. The opportunity for
growth in new therapeutic areas, internal advancement, continuing education
and travel are all things that make being a CRA a phenomenal career and not
just a job. I am eternally grateful to all of KRC's staff for their
continued support even after I had completed my course, which really showed
me the dedication your staff has to their job, you really want to see me
succeed. something quite rare in the world today. The experiences I had at
KRC were invaluable, especially being helped out with my CV, presentation is
everything and your staff knew how to properly present my education and
background in a way that I was not properly trained to do. I honestly feel
that is one of the most important things about your program, the fact that
they will help you prepare a CV that will attract recruiters, CRO's and
Pharmaceutical companies which is critical for landing job interviews.
Looking back I wouldn't change a thing about my experiences, I would only
encourage anyone who is thinking about entering the clinical arena to
seriously consider your program because it is so much more than what it
seems, and I think both you and your staff are the main reason for that.
Your course provided me all of the intangible elements that I needed to
succeed and I will always be thankful that I've gotten to know you and your
staff, especially Head of Training Department. If anyone was to ask me I would say that the
training I received at KRC was critical to my success and if you have
students who want to ask some questions please let them know that I will
make time to answer as many as I can.

 

Sincerely,

David

hyperionmaximus@hotmail.com 


Subject: ThousandTtimes Thanks (TTT)


Hi 

A testimony from Soumaoro@optonline.net

I'm very pleased to inform you my successfully recruitment by Organon USA, after a month and half of waiting for regular hiring process. I finally signed with Organon for a full time Clinical Trial Documentation Associate position and started Monday march 21st, 2005. I'm very grateful to everybody at Kriger Inc., especially Nick Allan, Chrissie (Biorole recruiting) and those at the  Headquarter who provided all the necessary support during Organon reference check. Although the present position seems to be not directly related to the CRA training and duty, but it represents for me an important step getting in the challenging field of Clinical research. I'm very happy with this position, chosen among dozen of offers just after my career training with Kriger.

I will be pleased to see my present testimony posted in Krctraining web site to show how Kriger training department and personnel help people around the word to materialize their dream.

Thank you and let keep in touch. 



Ibrahima Soumaoro, TDA

Organon Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Pan-American Monitoring Organization

Phone: 973 325 4552

soumaori@organonusa.com
 

 

From: AllahZon@aol.com [mailto:AllahZon@aol.com]
Sent: October 19, 2007 5:25 PM
To: info@kriger.com
Subject: Dear CRA certifcation team

 

To all those who have helped me compete the CRA certification program,

 

I just want to say one thing to all who have helped me accomplish my CRA certification goal. 

 

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!! 

 

With the wonderful help, advice and insight, I was able to complete the CRA certification course in the time that I did.  Not only were the staff helpful with the CRA study material, but also with follow up information that expanded the knowledge base of what a CRA is all about.  In addition, the clinical trial projects that I participated in gave me a leg up on clinical trial monitoring experience that is needed to get the CRA job hunting process underway.  And on top of this, Kriger has a department that will help design and build an excellent resume that highlights your work experiences and aligns them to CRA job activities. 

 

So, to all that are reading this testimonial and thinking about pulling the trigger and enrolling in the CRA certification program, I can tell you it is really worth it.  Thanks again KRGI training staff as well as to Angela and Nafisa. 

 

All the best

David Chilton, MSc, CCRA

 

 

 

 

 

MANY THANKS TO THE WHOLE TEAM OF KRC

I thank to all of you for my accomplishments and success in Clinical Data Management field. Your great support, encouragement and guidance during the training and afterward helped me gain a position of Senior Clinical Data Manager in a very short period.

 

THANK YOU FOR HELPING ME TO FIND MY WAY IN THIS GREAT FIELD!!!

 

Mira

Mirjana Ilic  mirjana_ilic@hotmail.com  


I'm very pleased to inform you my successfully recruitment by APOTEX INC. , Canada's No. 1 Pharmaceutical company in manufacturing. I'm very grateful to everybody at Kriger Inc., especially Head of Training Department who provided all the necessary support during my course of QUALITY ASSURANCE AND REGULATORY AFFAIR. Although the present position seems to be not directly related to the quality assurance, but it represents for me an important step getting in the challenging field of pharmaceutical industries. I'm very happy with this position.

I will be pleased to see my present testimony posted in Krctraining web site to show how Kriger training department and personnel help people around the world to materialize their dream.

Thank you and let keep in touch. 

 

Kevin

 


Hello,

I would like to submit my testimonial. I found Kriger through Official Stanford University School of Medicine career site.

 

http://www.stanfordcareercenter.org/article/getting_started_with_biopharma_research.html 

 where it was mentioned  next to the major companies  in the industry: Pfizer, Glaxo Smith Kline , Abbott Laboratories, Wyeth . Johnson and Johnson and Bristol-Myers-Squibb...

Here is a quote form this article that helped me to make up my mind:

"..., Kriger Research Center, offers [] you a leg up in the industry by offering nationwide courses in professional development in the biopharmaceutical industries.  Classes focus on current regulations, phases of clinical drug trials and compliance requirements for the industry.  If you have a solid background in the sciences but want to understand this industry better, investing in one or more of their classes may help you decide whether or not this is the career track you want to take.  This training may also give you an advantage over other prospective candidates. "

 I am taking their newly updated CRA course right now and I must say this is one of the best courses I have ever had. I feel like I started to understand how this industry really  works.

 

Regards,

 Tommy


Dear  Kriger,
 
I was just offered a 3-4 month, temporary position at  Research Corp.  It isn't a CRA position, but a lot of the work I will be doing is auditing the paperwork that the CRA does.  My title is Document and Compliance Associate.  I believe that my primary duty will be writing informed consents for upcoming studies and IRB approval.
 
With this 4 months, plus the 6 months I get when I finish my certification, I will have almost a year experience to help me break into the field.
 
Of course, working 8-5 pm M-F will put a damper on my certification progress, but I think the opportunity for the experience is worth taking longer to finish.
 
Most Sincerely,
Jill 



Dear Head of Training Department,

I wanted to inform that I have been hired with a very excellent company APOTEX INC. 
(Canada no. 1 pharmaceutical) here in Toronto as a Clinical Operation Technician. 
I am very excited! The course is excellent, it set me in the right direction to the
position I wanted. The manager of the clinical research department was very happy that
I had taken the initiative to learn on my own and the quality of knowledge I received 
from Kriger Inc.

Thank you for your help.

Geeta Luthra 

rluthra111@hotmail.com  


Hi,


My name is Shilpa , I have completed the CRA
program in May 2005. It is my pleasure to inform you
that a consulting firm is offering me a job as a
Functional Consultant-Bio-IT, the clients of this firm
are pharmaceutical companies. My responsibilities will
be similar to CRA and in addition I will be using
statistical software for project and result analysis.
                 
I  highly appreciate your help.

Thank you.

 Sincerely,
 Shilpa.
 MD, USA


To

Head of HR, Professional Development & Training Department

 

I am writing this after joining GEREQ as a Project Manager; I was able to secure this position because of the      extensive in-depth training provided during the CRA Professional Development Program. I joined the company in Sept 04 after completing the course in end July 04.

The course material studied sincerely and with dedication sharpened my inquisitive mind and as I progressed in the interactive modules I developed a strong critical analytical approach towards scientific problems and excellent prioritization skills

The program taught me how to focus upon and develop the following skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of ICH GCP guidelines/ FDA regulations
  • Importance of correct reporting of Adverse and Serious Adverse events
  • Keen attention to details and ability to multitask 
  • Monitoring Clinical trials

Whatever I have achieved and the position I am at now is all due to the continuous help, encouragement and guidance of the online and in-house instructors who are very experienced, patient and understanding and they addressed all my questions promptly.

The final exam is very exhaustive and tests all the factors required to be a successful clinical research professional and all the questions asked during the interviews were from the course material. 

The project work following the final exam is very detail oriented and one requires extensive, detailed and complete knowledge all the modules in the program in order to present it successfully.

I am indebted to Kriger all my life who played a pivotal role in helping me reach where I am now.

Thank You Anna, if I can be of any help anytime in my life you can count on me.

 

Regards,

Abhijit Kumar

Project Manager

GEREQ  

abhijit_kumar@excite.com

 

Hi Anna,

I would like to tell you what a great school you have and commend you for your excellence. After spending two months attempting to find the training for my future job orientation, Kriger came to the rescue. I was not familiar with the program of Clinical Data Management, but after learning more about it, its success rate and its very reasonable fees I decided to try it. The course work exceeded my expectations. The most informative on line and on class hands-on-training, presented real-life scenarios and helped me to gain a position of Clinical Data Coordinator at Innovus Research Inc. All my happiness I would like to share with you.  Thank you Kriger, you deserve to be the best.

 

Draga Andonovska

Clinical Data Coordinator

dandonov@innovus.com

 

 


 
Hello Fred,
Sorry for the late e-mail. I have been very busy. I started work today, and although it was mostly reading SOP's and meeting people, I am very excited about the job. So here is my quote, I give you permission to use it for your website:

Dear Kriger,
I am glad to report that I have been given an opportunity to work as a CRC at Biovail Contract Research for a mat leave term of 1 year. I am happy to say that the courses I took at Kriger as well as advise from Kriger Instructor Mohammed Ghannam helped me immensely in recieving this job. Thank you very much for providing the basis necessary for this great chance.


Rosette Babayan.

 
 

rosettebabayan@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Hello,

 

I would like to share with you my impressions about my interview in Texas. First of all it had organized very well and has last from 9 am to 1 pm. The agenda of my trip was sent me a day before. I met with:

       Director-Human Resources (This lady asked me to sigh confidential agreement and informed me about benefit opportunities with her company and supplied me with the whole package of appropriate documents),

 

     Medical Director this gentleman while spoken with me, put emphasize on advantages working in Texas in comparison with Toronto. He told me about the perspectives of their company (its cost increases double every year, for instance). He told me that their lawyer has possibility to obtain work visa for me during 3, maximum 5 weeks. He worked before in Toronto  at the same position and had heard about Kriger Inc. as international company with offices in many countries.

 

     In-house interview with Clinical group 5 people including Head of Department. There were general questions about monitoring procedure, about my previous experience and skills. I felt myself almost comfortable because it was very friendly and we had chances to smile and joke some times. They did not dig into details. They told me that at first time a new monitor would work together with some of experienced monitor. I asked them did they mean co-monitoring? Yes, they did.

 

     Then we had lunch offside.

     All my expenses were reimbursed fully.

 

Thank you for helping me get a job!

 

Best regards,

 

S. V.

 

 

Hello Nick,

I wanted to report that I have been hired with a very excellent
company here in South Florida as a Clinical Research Coordinator.  I am
very excited!  The course is excellent, it set me in the right direction
to the position I wanted.  The president of the company was very happy
that I had taken the initiative to learn on my own.
 

Thank you for your help,
Eva sibylla30@yahoo.com

 

Dear Irin,

I am writing to say thank you for all the service you provide.

I read and soaked up the material, passed the exam, had a several interviews (INC, MDS, Parexel, Omnicare, CardioDx, Grunenthal, Inflazime, Mt. Sinai Hospital ) and chose the best opportunity for me.

I am so grateful to you for steering me into the right direction and for being so understanding and open minded for all my questions and concerns. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your helpful advice, support and generous encouragement.

Please, send my warm regards to Bella. She helped me with the Resume and an interview preparation. My Resume made me stand out as a better applicant. Everything she supplied me was right on target and she gave me the best possible interview preparation. My interviews would not have gone as well if I had tried to do it on my own. I appreciate her quick and personal responses to my emails. She must get hundreds of emails a day and the fact that she was able to personally respond to all of us really speaks volumes about her and her personal and professional integrity.

I found CRA-Program extremely informative, extensive and helpful and would recommend it to anyone who is truly serious about getting a career as a CRA.

I owe you a lot. Keep up the great work!

 

Olivera Jugovic, CRA

ojugovic@canada.com

 

Christopher,
I just got a job in my field recently. Thank you for your helps and
training.
 

Regards,
Lisha Peng lspeng2000@yahoo.ca


Dear Head of Training Department,

I am very pleased to inform you that I have landed a CRA II position at one of the largest CRO companies with a starting salary of $70k.  I owe this opportunity to Kriger.

I completed the CRA course at Kriger in less then two months, projects included and landed my job four weeks later.

I had some previous experience though. 

A special thanks to you  because I have achieved this much due to her encouragement and guidance. You truly went above your duties and for this I will always remember you as one important person in my life.

I will keep in touch,

 

N. 


 

Dear Kriger Staff,

Hope, you are hail and hearty. Well, I passed the CRA exam by scoring 85% and received the diploma a week later. Thank you so much for introducing me to the course. I did enjoy taking the course with KRC Inc, providing an in-depth knowledge of clinical research. I really do feel this will help me move forward in the clinical research career fields. Also, I would like to acknowledge the prompt response from the KRC staff as excellent. And I hope to find a suitable career opportunity soon in the area. I have started working on my CV as per KRC guidelines. As soon as I update the resume, I will start applying for CRA or other relevant positions. However, I have already applied for the positions currently available with KRGI. I will appreciate if you could let me know the current status of my application. Thanks! Once again, my sincere thanks to all of you.



I hope to hear from you soon.



Sincerely, 



Asif Mohammad, PhD




Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 4:02 PM
To: Nafisa Daya
Subject: Re: Follow up



Hi Nafisa, 

I have very good news for you. 

I was offered a job by Bayer Healthcare / Diagnostics, and I will begin the work next Wednesday!

I was interviewd by 5 manager on Monday, yesterday I received a call with an offer. 

Thank you so much for all your help and god bless you and every one at Kriger who helped me. 

Kind Regards, 


Kinjal 





Hi Chris, Nick, Bruce,
I have successfully completed my certification in clinical research associate from Kriger. I want to thank you all for the support and guidance and the feedbacks you all have been giving me during my certification. I really enjoyed the course and also learned so much about the drug industry. I am now fully confident that this certification will surely add on to the previous experiences I had and also help me acquire a good position in the clinical research arena. 
Thank you once again and Happy Holidays to all of you.
Regards,
Rashmi. 



Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 8:14 AM
Subject: Re: Re:


> Hi Nick,
> Thank you so much for your response, the info you have sent me would 
> certainly help me a lot.
> These were the main two question I was little concerned about. Rest of the 
> interview questions and tips ae allready available in the Krctraining 
> Resume help section. I would like to thank you and all my other 
> instructors Chris and Brian, who has been helping me through out . You all 
> are doing a great job.
> Thank you once again and regards,
> Rashmi Murthy.

 




Hi Kate,

I had an interview yesterday for a clinical research coordinator position in Newmarket. 

Hope you're having fun in the snow. Let me know of any other positions you 
hear of!

Thank you,

Danielle




Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 9:30 AM
To: studentcounsellor@krgi.org
Subject: RE: Resume Help

Hi Nafisa,

I am very happy to tell you that I have got a job as a Clinical Research 
Coordinator" in a very good medical device company here in NJ. I thank you 
for the support and guidence you have given me.

Thank you & Regards,

Rashmi Murthy

 



To: info@kriger.com 
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 10:51 AM
Subject: testamonial


Hi there! My name is Lisa Lemelin and I took the CRA training program with Kriger. I completed the program at the end of February 2007 and am pleased to tell you that I recently got a job as a clinical research coordinator for Pfizer Canada! And only about a month after finishing the course!! I start April 2. I wanted to thank you for this training that helped me to change my career towards one that will last a lifetime and that I can be proud of! 
Thanks again to the team at Kriger.

Lisa Lemelin
Montreal, Qc




To: "Christopher Nabzdyk" <qa@training.krigertraining.net>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 8:57 AM
>>>> Subject: job!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> > hello Chris.
>>>> >
>>>> > I just wanted to tell you and (KRC) that I got a
>>>> job
>>>> > in a really busy dermatology clinic here in
>>>> Toronto
>>>> > that is heavily involved in clinical trials and I
>>>> will
>>>> > be working in that capacity there.
>>>> >
>>>> > It would not have happened were it not for the
>>>> fact
>>>> > that I am taking the CRA training course that you
>>>> > provide.
>>>> >
>>>> > I am really grateful to KRC and to all the
>>>> individuals
>>>> > who gave such fantastic support (and hopefully
>>>> will
>>>> > continue to do so)answering all my questions.
>>>> >
>>>> > Regards,
>>>> >
>>>> > John.
>>>> >
>>>> > ps A very close friend of mine who works as a
>>>> project
>>>> > manager in clinical trials has seen the course
>>>> > material and was very impressed by how
>>>> comprehensive
>>>> > it is.


Thanks Kriger.

This program is  best . I took the course  after which I got a lot of support from the Kriger Group in gaining experience and knowledge about the industry. I am just glad to say that I got a perfect job with a US based company as CRA II. During my orientation in the first week with this company in a group of CRAs with more than 10 years experience, the orientation facilitator couldn't believe I was less experienced than the rest of the group. This program is excellent, and the support and care is unbelievable. Thanks Kriger.

PD.


Clinical Research Associate

 



This is to thank you for every time you answered my questions and gave me
directions during my CRA course.


Each lesson was an opportunity for me to expand my knowledge and to help
me bring greater focus to what was discussed.


I studied for long hours and I had to do lots of home work. Now I am
enjoying a job that fascinates me and I am looking forward to a great
career. Thank you for your continuous efforts and for walking with me this
path of uplifting personal growth.
 

Alexander M.

 

  
Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: CRA work shop at our company

Thank you for your training.

At this point of time I wish to say that, we had a CRA work shop at our company . I was given the topic Patient recruitment strategies. I used KRC study material and gave a presentation. Every one was impressed. I was asked to circulate my presentation because it contained the relevant materials.

Thank You

Karthik 

 



Hi 

Re.: QUALITY ASSURANCE AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS

I am glad to share my experience that I have been hired in Canada 's best pharmaceutical company. I am really very happy and wnat to share that this course of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affair is really very informative and helpful to get a good job, it's really very demanding course nowdays. It steered me in the right direction I wanted for.

The manager of our department appreciates me for the fact that I took initiative to learn and upgrade my self and the quality of education I received from Kriger Inc.

Feel Free to contact me any time if anyone has any question.


Raj

E-mail:  kevin11189@yahoo.com


Hello,

Good day to you. I got position of CRA in israeli contract research after I  completed your  PRACTICAL PROJECTS. I must say that I enjoyed the program a lot. I have been enlightened the more even much more than my University training  ... After Pharmajobs course no one would   hire me because of lack of experience... Kriger - thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
Thank you.
                        Tobby, Israel, Haifa

tobbygold564@hotmail.com


   
Hi Nick,
 
Thank you. That was prompt.  Do you work 24hours/day?
 
I like this course, what I like even more is, having to 'share my opinion' of the articles you guys send, and what I like most is, the prompt and encouraging response I get.
 
Thank you. I wish I could spend a lot more time on this!!!
 
Regards,
 
Martina

 
Oh, Kriger!!!
I've got a job!!!
There is not coconuts regarding money, but fantastic regarding experience.
I am hired by Kiecana Clinical Research as CRA junior.
How do you find it?
Thank you all at KRC, especially for Bruce, Brian, Nick and Christopher.
You all have your man in Poland!!!
I'm so happy...
A. Lososowski
salmon63@o2.pl

 


 

At first I was also skeptical when I started the program, I had read all the testimonials

of former KRC professional students who had nothing but praise for the professional

development program. But still I was amazed at the variety of professional spectrum

from doctors to nurses to lawyers taking up the professional development courses

and admitting an instant increase in job mobility and compensation.I was drawn to the fact that

KRC provided on hands internship projects for the students in my case for the CRA program.

I went into the program with some experience in the field but after I was done with the competitive exam

and the tasking projects, I found myself at a new level of expertise and appreciation for the Clinical Research

field. I got a job with one of the top pharmaceutical industries in USA and an instant boost of salary of over 15%.

Thanks to Irin and all the project cordinators who helped me through and served as mentors.

Regards,

Stanley Anyabolu

White Plains,, NY

 stan_anyabolu@yahoo.com  

 

Ravi Duvvuri RICR
Master Biotechnology (Scotland)
 ravi_k18@yahoo.com


I'm deeply filled with pleasure to write testimonials.
Well where to start......
Having worked in the lab, I have decided to take up
Clinical Research and wondering where I can learn the
basics of this field, I found Kriger Research Inc. and
after little bit of research, enrolled for the same.
I'm very glad I took online course, easy to study, its
worth every penny, and the course is very well
presented as if you can eat banana without even
peeling the skin off, which made me so confident and
developed positive experience after went through the
material provided during interview process.

I suggest any eligible individual looking forward to
make career in Clinical Research, its worth
considering Kriger Inc. and I 'm very obliged for the
institute. Long live Kriger.

Member Clinical Trial Management Group,
Oncology Clinical Trials
University of Oxford
 ravi_k18@yahoo.com
 

 

Hello,
 
Thank you so much. I enjoyed taking the course with KRC Inc.  I got my first CRA job a couple of days ago.  I would strongly recommend to my friends to do this program to get an in-depth knowledge of clinical research. 
 
Best Regards,
 
Lise, Raanana, Israel

 

Greetings Bryan and Nick;
 
I have been absent on-line this past month, busy interviewing for pharmaceutical industry jobs.  Good News!!  I have accepted a terrific job  with Bristol-Myers .  I am incredibly happy, the job is wonderful, the company is terrific, the people are really nice and very supportive.   
 

Have a great weekend!

 
Best Regards,

K.

 


Course: CRA


I really did enjoy taking this course. The amount of clinical
research knowledge and practical experience I gained from this
course was priceless. I really do feel this will help me advance
in the clinical research career field. Also, I would like to say
that the prompt responses from the kriger staff was great. It
allowed me to interact in real time with professionals in the
clinical research. Thanks for everything. I now plan on taking
your QA/Regulatory course.


ALLEN  FL  USA


I attended the Clinical Data Management training program on May, 2003 and
would like to thank Kriger for supporting me all the way up to where I am
right now. The curriculum, materials and the hands-on training that KRC
provided had helped me a lot to enhance my understanding in clinical trials
and data management. I am now working at Merck & Co., Inc. as a Clinical
Data Management Specialist performing both therapeutic drug and vaccine
studies. I enjoy what I am doing, a well rewarded profession and I can see
now a brighter future in my career.

More power to Kriger!
d.estero@hotmail.com

Subject: CRA TEST RESULT- 91%.

Dear Mr.Nick Allan,
 
I have passed the CRA exam by scoring 91%. Thank you very much. I am always grateful to you, Nick Allan, Mr.Bryan Washington.   for  the help, support, time, mentor-ship, patience, advice, teaching and suggestions.
 
I have already completed my Projects and submitted it before the exam. Please advice me if I can I go to update my resume. As soon as, I update the resume, I will submit one copy to Bio role Solutions. Also I have completed the required data's to receive my Diploma.Finally a testimony about the education, I received from KRIGER RESEARCH INSTITUTE Inc; , and all of your cooperation will follow soon from me. Once again, my sincere thanks to all of you.
 
With regards,
 
Ananda
 

Without your support and training, I can assure you this offer would not have happened. Thank you for a excellent program and please tell me more about your internship programs.

Best regards,

Tammy

In-house Clinical Research Associate

 

Hello Nick.

 I hope everything for you is very well.

I have not been able to writte you because I have been traveling out of
Bogot due to my responsabilities with my job. I must tell you I work with
the Health Care   service in Colombia, wich just started to
operate a year ago, besides I am a teacher in the Quality Assurance System

I hope it is not too late for me, to continue with the CRA Course next
weekend or if I should do some extra work and review.

Thank you very much for your attention and comprehension. I will be
looking
forward to hear from you.
 

 ZULEIMA


Respected Sir,
 

I am working as clinical investigator for ....
studies in a CRO, Your KRC., course in clinical
research helped me a lot, so that I could pick up
easily everything from clinical studies.
 

Thank you and I will keep in touch if I have any
questions  regarding clinical research.

   Thanking You,                

Your's faithfully,

Dr.S..
Germany

 

Hello,
 
I will be starting a position as a Patent Examiner in Biotech.  I was  happy to complete the course.  I
particularly enjoined the practical exercises, and being able to
familiarize myself with monitoring documents and SOP documents at KRC.
 

I found some of the information too detailed for an introductory
course.  Knowing which CFR covers what would be information that I
would retain more readily in the course of doing the actual work.  My
service on a local IRB helped familiarize me with many of the issues,
especially involving informed consent.  Conversely my studies in this
course helped make me a more involved and useful member of our local
IRB


Thanks for all your help.  I'll stay in touch and inform you about my
new career path

Shulamith

 

Subject: CRA program

Dear Bryan,

First of all I would like to thank you personally and KRC for excellent CRA program. I think the course is well designed and nicely presented to the students.

 

I find your course is excellent, comprehensive and very informative. You have superb material and coverage for this diploma program. Well,  this is Dr Asif  d undergoing the CRA training program. I joined online CRA course at KRC from August 2005 and still in session 8. I actually find myself pretty busy with my research work at   University , where I m working full time as a postdoctoral research associate and finding hard to get time to do the course as quickly as I am supposed to.     Actually I wish to pursue my future career as clinical research associate and successful completion of the course is utmost important as far as my career is concerned.  Further I do thanks for your follow-up emails in response to my answers . 

 

With warm regards,

 

Asif, PhD

Postdoctoral research associate

 

Subject: Hi Bryan and Nick

Thanks Nick,
I have found myself spending a lot of time on those links, particularily the document source link, it's excellent to be able to review corresponding paperwork with the lessons being taught. It's probably fairly obvious that I've spend alot of time in project management, for me I have to understand the paper trial associated with the process.
Enjoy your Sunday!
Dore
 
 

Hi,
     

I have completed the on line CRA course from your institution

 
Now I am getting job offers and would like to request for reference from KRC.
 
Thank you very much for your cooperation,
 
sincerely,
 
Gai , Jerusalem, Israel
 
 

Dear Anna,

Thank you for your support and help in getting a position at Mount Sinai Hospital . I am looking forward to work in this new environment, research in the field of Infectious Diseases. This is very important to me, especially because it is in the field in which I have my speciality.

The course at Kriger was very informative, it helped me get familiar with all phases of clinical research and achieve a position in which I am more than interested. In confirmation of the quality of the Kriger course I will also send you my testimony on your web site.

Sincerely,


Hi, I got hired and would like to thank you very much for everything.
I am available to give testimonials on the successful choice of attending
your program.

Have a wonderful week.

Regards.
Olga   proshaiglasnost@hotmail.com 

ISRAEL, BAT YAM

 

Dear Nick,
I am writing to wish you Happy Holidays and all the best in the New Year. More than that, I would like to thank you for your help, professionalism and patience throughout the course. I know I was a "difficult" student, but all my comments and complains aimed at getting more in-depth knowledge and not in the least at questioning your or other's competence.
Today when I finished the course I look at the program from the different point of view and can say that lectures in general are of a good quality. I enjoyed very much doing this course. Furthermore,  I am convinced that I will become a good clinical professional owing to the fact I took Kriger's program.
 
Kindest regards,
 
L.
 
 


Dear Dr Venkat, 

Hello, 

This is to inform you that I have got a job in Neeman Medical International, 
a CRO, as a clinical Research Coordinator. The online course for CRA helped 
me in getting through in my interview. These were some of the questions 
asked to me in the interview
1. What is ICH GCP?
2. What is an ICF form?
3. What is CRF and e-CRF?
4. What is the role of Ethics Committee 

Actual my boss is also showing interest in thisonline course for which he 
has ask me to get information and I will be giving him your email ID so that 
he can contact you. 

You have told me about some other programs as well on phone, Kindly specify 
them. 

Regards 

Dr Mushtaque 

 


Wow Christopher,
 
That's the only thing which I could say. But only thing is I have read the mails after my interview, as I had to travel on 24th night to a different location. The interview went pretty well. I will let you know about the result once I get the reply fromt the company.
 
Thanks a lot for all your help
 
Thanks to Bruce also for sparing the templates. These would be really helpful for me in future.
 
Best regards
 
Ravi

Israel

 


Hi KC,

I have a bit of a success story for you. After you sent me some helpful
questions for an interview I landed a position as a CRCA at Allied Research
International ( fomerly Allied Clinical Research). Although it is not a CRA
position I was able to get my foot in the door because of the terminology
and GCP guidelines that I learned through your coures. I just wanted to
thank everyone at Kriger for all their help. If you could foward this to
Mohammed, Yuri and Bruce I would really appreciate. Yuri and Mohammed were
key figures that helped me get to this point. Please let them know.

Simone

 


Hello ,

I got an interview in Genzyme Biopharmaceutical, I will  put your name, address, telephone no. as
referral in my application.

Sincerely,
K. N.

Greece

 


Hi Bruce,

I wanted to let you know that Bristol-Myers Squibb in Wallingford, CT
accepted me yesterday for a contract position as a Clinical Coder. When I
went to the interview I brought the list of lessons from the Data Management
course I took to show them. It was even faxed to people in NJ. They were all
impressed with it and I know it was instrumental in helping me to get this.
I also sent a note to a friend of mine at Pfizer, a mid level manager, and
suggested that she look at the course too. She was involved in setting up
courses in Data Management in two colleges in Connecticut but the program
has now ended.

Anyway, thanks for your help and for putting the program together.
Erik



Dear Bruce,

I got a job as Clinical Research Associate!

I would like to thank you for the productive and
highly informative GCP ICH interactive practical projects. It has
been a great pleasure to read the discussions and the
additional articles.

Thank you.


Alla
, Tel Aviv, Israel


allarozenberg973@hotmail.com
 



BRUCE I GOT THE JOB...FINALLY....I START ON WED.........FINALLY END OF THE
ROAD..CAN YOU LET ANNA KNOW. THANKS SO MUCH RANDY


Hello instructors,

I have been very excited about the vast amounts of information I have
learned from you about the pharmaceutical industry.  More importantly, I am
interested in the process of clinical trials and drug discovery.  I have
formulated an article about the difficulties arising in the primary
steps
of discovering an experimental drug.  I hope you find it interesting.

With regards,

Andrea 


Hello.
this course  of clinical pharmacology have been very
helpfull for me. Thanks a lot.
 Wiadomość

Hello Anna,

First I like to tell you that I work for Clinical Research Corporation. The first 5 months I worked as Clinical Research Assistant and a month ago I was promoted to a internal Monitor. 

There are a couple of people at Ventana who are interested in taking a course in clinical research. I mention to them that I took the Kriger course and I also mention to them that the course was very informative.  I wil keep the interest high among our employees to attend Kriger.

Thank you very much for everything and best of luck.

Best Regards,

Vide


Dear Irin,

 

I have been trying to phone you several times since our last meeting just to tell you haw happy I am that I finally found the right direction for my career choosing the QA course at Kriger institute.I am so impressed with Sunday's QA classes, with QA instructors , the advantages of on line learning  and possibilities of exploring deeper and deeper the whole material. As you told me, this is a really real commitment. I am so happy that I am part of it .
 
 
Thank you vary much for everything
QA student
Zivcevska 

 
Hello KRC Admnistrator
I have received my Diploma Certificate. I am very grateful to KRC staff for this wonderful course. I enjoyed it and I am busy pursuing the projects to gain hands-on experience. Hope I will get someone to introduce to the course.
 
Thanks again.
 
Sincerely,
 
Mary Mwaura


Hello Kriger Team:

I have been taking the CRA course and have found it quite gratifying.  I
completed the sessions and will begin the projects and hopefully write the
final exam by the end of the summer.  Since I have been taking the course
I have received interest from employers across the united States and Canada.  To my delight I am
now currently employed with an international Laboratory in Ontario
conducting toxicology studies even before I completed the course!!!.  I have been very busy, however I hope to
complete the CRA course so that I may be on my way to finding employment
in the field.

I wanted to thank the team at Kriger because employers take interest in
someone who is knowledgeable in the pharmaceutical and clinical trial
process.  Without your help I would not be employed in toxicology clinical research right now.

Thanks again.

Best regards,

Andrea

PS:  I must be the only student who is taking a long time to complete the
CRA course.  Now that I am confident in my current laboratory position I
can return to the CRA course and follow it to completion.


Dear Bruce:
 
Hope all is well with you and you are enjoying your summer.  As you are aware I have been working here in Texas after your excellent CRA course and your recommendations, but I am seeking CRA positions back in Canada and I am now in the final stages of hiring with recruiter.
 
I was wondering if I could use you for a reference again as Kriger forms a significant part of my clinical experience.
 
Any assistance you can give me would be  greatly*  appreciated!
 
Many Thanks,
 

H.


hai

thank you very much for sending me diploma. its so beautiful and awesome.

 
yours sincerely
luther 

(India)



Dear Head of Training Department!

Hope this mail reaches you in best of health and spirit.

many thanks for your programme and i have got an placement at an therapeutic research limited.

i would surely find new persons for the course.

looking forward to hearing from you

with warm regards

manoj


Hi Nick,
This is Simon (former student) writing to thank you and all course instructors at Kriger for their good work. I finished my CRA course in March of this year and now (may) i have been offered a job in pharmaceutical  company (Clinical Data Analyst).  your course played the major role in getting the job. Thank you very much and keep doing the good job.
 
Best regards,
 
Simon 

Hello Anna,

I am hired  for short term assignment as clinical data auditor . I have done CRA diploma from KRC and volunteered for online projects.

I thank you for all the support needed for this assignment.

Dr. Sanjay 


Hello!
I am really enjoying the Medical Terminology class. I know a lot of these medical terms
just from high school and taking neuroscience courses in college ( that
was one of my majors). Everything is easy to find- I 'm comfy and the
material is great so far! Thank you for your concern. I will let you
know if I have problems/suggestions. I have to admit that beyond the
first quiz, it wasn't exactly what I thought it would be. I thought it
was going to be more like an anatomy quiz versus a terminology quiz
(just from the material that is given), but that keeps me on my toes!
 
Thank you,
Ashlee


Hello,
 
I'm writing because I'd like to know if I could continue the CRA course where I left off a few months ago. I had started a new job working as a Clinical Trial Associate, the course helped me get that job, but I'd like to continue now that I actually will have some time to dedicate to the course. I was also wondering if I would then continue with the new course or the old version? Thanks.
 
Regards,
Diana

Dear Anna,
 
 
Today I had an interview with  Sr. Recruiter
from Device Company specialized on
the treatment of chronic pain and neurological disorders. My answers
were good,. My previous
experience including with your company training was exactly the same that they want. 
 
Thank you very much!

Yours truly,
Evgueni

Subject: RE: Clinical studies/ trials


Thank you Brian for your replies. It seems very useful when one could
compare his point of view with the perspectives of the industry leaders.

Alex 


Hi Irin,
I want to send you just a few words as a note of thanks.

I am studing Session 12 right now.All these sesssions
are very extensive and in detaild
explained.Also,Saturday's Session was realy
helpful. Yury explained CRA's duties and
responsibilities and cleared it up.

I am really satisfied and fulfilled.

Thank you  Best Regards.
Olivera 
 


Dear Dr Venkat,

The program offered by Kriger Research Centre is very helpful in getting in depth knowledge of clinical research and GCP.

As enquired by some of my friends in same profession, I passed on the reference of KRC to them. One such case was  at CliniRx, Gurgaon.

I hope Ranbaxy shall get benefit of informative training programs conducted by Kriger Research Centre.

Regards-

Sachin  

 


Good morning.

I am Dr.Emad Abdulkarim,one of your doctor class's student.
I passed the evaluating exam on last September.
 

Here,I would like to say a (very big) thanks to all Kriger Research Center staff and a very special thanks for the great woman(Head of Training Department) for her real support to the group and her lovely way for follow up our medical needs.. I know that the words is not enough to appreciate her great job,, but I am sure that each of us (and specialy I )will remembering her with each practical day in futuer...thanks again and again .

 

Also ,, a special thanks for that man who did his best to demonstarte and illustrate our books in details,, thanks alot for you Dr.Mudhar,, for your time and your patience with us.
 

 Llastly,,if i have anice flowers,,,diffintaly I will give them to you(Kriger Research Center)

 Dr.Emad A.
 

 

Hello,

 
I have had my interview and  it went well.  I will hear this week or beginning of the following.  She was very interested in the KRC training program and wanted more information. She might have some of the current people look into it for training.  I am hoping I get the position, it sounds very fascinating and I know I would enjoy it.  Thank you for the support.......
 
Thank you,
 
Eva

 

Dear Sir/Madam:

This is Dr. G...  from Montreal, Canada. I
joined on-line Clinical Research Associate program at
KRC from 2 March 2005.

I have just now completed first two sessions. I find
your course is  excellent. You have superb
material and coverage for this diploma program...

 
G... Ph.D.
Montreal, Canada

Hello....

I enrolled in the CRA program and I have learned so much.  I am currently
on session 37 and have found excitement in biotechnology all over again.
The training program at KRC is educational and i have read many success
stories of KRC graduates securing jobs within respectable pharmaceutical
companies.  I hope to be so lucky...
 
Sincerely,
 
Andrea

Dear Ms Anna ,
 
I will recommend your program to many other medical
professionals whether Somalis or other nationalities in my contact
list.
Lastly may I assure you that your highly esteemed institution
reputation is evident once a professional joins, and for that reason
dosen't requires any ads. But as in my case people in 3rd world
countries aren't aware of that E-learing or online is as good as the
in-class sessions. And I have no doubt that anyone (medical/science
professionals that I availed to it won't hesitate to join. As of now
believe it or not my boss who have done Bsc in Chem and Msc in
Pharmacology, is eager to join as early as possible. And has been
introduced to KRC only during my job interview session. Since I
displayed my KRC CRA Diploma and transcript.

Sincerely
Dr S  Mohamed
 

Dear Dr. Venkat 
 
I have already undertaken an on line training program in Clinical Research Program form your respective training organization.  I found it really helpful, scopeful and interesting. 
 
Presently I am working in R... Labs. Ltd. as a Research Associate in International Drug Regulatory Affairs Deptt.  Since it is a new exposure for me, I intend to undergo another training program in Quality Assurance/ Regulatory affairs.  Kindly allow me to do the same. 
 
I shall be highly grateful to you.
 
Thanking you
I. K.

India

 

(Confidential information is replaced with "...")
 
Subject: Effect of Good Resume

Hello Bella,

I sent my resume to  ....Therapeutics  for the position of Clinical Data Associate and received the following reply:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ----------

Dear Mr. .....


What are your salary requirements? Would you be willing to relocate to New Jersey at your own expense?

Please advise when you can.

Regards,

D...
 HR Generalist

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ----------

 

This is the effect of a good resume and thank you again.

Can you give me a hint of the salary range for this type of position? I appreciate any help that I can get.

 

Regards

K.


Thanks a lot Bryan,
I appreciate greatly your feedback and input. I am also really impressed
by your speed, it is  a real life interaction!  This will be of
great help for me because I want to finish this program as soon as
possible.

 Thanks again,

 Cyrille.
 
 

...waiting for your kind reply, still I believe that KRC programs prepared
by Dr. Bruce, are the best programs I have ever got over the past 23 years.
Sincerely,

Dr. Tarek ...(Ph.D.Medical Biochemistry)

 

Hi Bruce,

Thank you very much for your effort too. I learned more than I thought and
can now go to an interview with greater knowledge and confidence than I did
before. You may find this interesting. About three months ago, before I
started the course, I had a job interview in Boston. It was a temporary
assignment for 6 months at a CRO called AAI. I didn't get the job. Then a
few weeks ago you sent out a note about a student who I believe got it. At
least the city and contractual time period were the same. I'm sure that if I
had taken this course earlier I would have gotten a position at one of the
two companies I had interviewes at.

I will continue with the Quality Assurance Program too.

Thanks,
E...

 

Dear KRC staff!
 I would like to let you know that I have recently passed Canadian
Registered Nurse Exam.
And I wanted to thank you all for your help in the preparation
 process.
 I think that it was my best decision to join your training program.
 Before that program I didn't even have a chance to pass that exam in
 such a short time.

  

 Best regards,
Galina  C.

 

Hi Bryan,

Thanks so much for your follow-up and feedback. Over
 the weekend, I will resend my response for session 15
 in order to get credit for it.

You guys are the best! I am really enjoying this
course and my experience with KRC.

 Best,
Shayna B.

 

Nick,

 Thanks very much for explaining this concept. Your
description was more helpful to me than the article in
the British Medical Journal.

 Best,
 Shayna
 


Dear Bruce

I would like to thank you for everything, as today I received the
Diploma;
hoping to find a suitable career opportunity soon

Thanks
Best Regards

Moharram


Bruce,

I would like to thank you for the great support and extremely valuable
material you are sending to me.
The student's questions you are sending are very useful and valuable as
well. I feel that I am receiving a lot of extra-material that has a great
value.

Thank you very much!
Anna
California

 

Dear Bruce,

Thank you very much for your immediate response, I feel much better now, 
You are righht, I have pushed myself the past few weeks, and now am having
some eye strain and headache, but I will be fine, just a bit of rest. Thank
you for your much needed support and advise. Have a nice day.

John

 

Thanks for the positive email. It gives me a lot of hope and confidence in
the course that I have undertaken, and the support that I can expect from
you and team at Kriger. I have completed upto session 10-3 and am planning
to go fast with the remaining sessions.

I have started working on my CV as per your guidelines. I plan to send you
the draft after I read it one more time.

I have filed the list of available positions that you have sent. I am not
sure what is the right time to apply, but I think I must wait till I
complete the course and practical project.

L. J.

Germany

 

Hello Bruce & Anna,

Goods news! I finally got the offer from the employer. Thanks a lot for all
the support.
But I might be still needing your help in the future as this is only a 6
months contract in Boston but hoping that this will go to a permanent
position.

One more favor please, could you please resend the  reference letter to me
Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks a lot guys.

Denis

 

Dear Kriger,


I wanted to let you know that I have PASSED MY EVALUATING EXAM. I also
request you to inform Dr. Anna.

I THANK KRIGER RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR MY ACCOMPLISHMENT. You as a team have
done a Wonderful Job. You Provided us with the material and Dr. Mudhar
taught us the subject very nicely. He not only helped us understand the
subjects but also told us what was important for this Examination. He would
even make us learn  certain important things, even if we were not prepared
with the topic he would still discuss and explain things to us.Our efforts
to Pass the Exam are well channelized and Chances to pass the Exam are
tremendously increased.
 

THANK YOU VERY MUCH,

Tantiya.

 

 

Hello Bruce,

 

I havent heard from you for the last couple of months.  I just wish to let you know that I already completed my final examinations and fortunately received my Diploma for the Clinical Data Management Program.   I started my training last summer and I felt a deep sense of accomplishment when I completed these challenging tasks.  I have found the final examinations the hardest nut to crack.  I had some re-tests though it gave me an opportunity to review and understand more the course materials.  Im back to the university to continue my graduate studies since the onset of fall this year.  I also started working on one of our four practical projects as part of this training package,  and at the same time writing an article right now for the IBPA newsletter publication.  Before I go farther in this journey of learning,  let me take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for your comments on my responses to open-ended questions which greatly encouraged me to move on.  Being my on-line instructor for a brief period of time as well as my honest mentor, I believe you  possess the quality of  a good teacher.   I also wish to thank Nick Allan and other on-line instructors for responding to my questions from time to time when I suppose youre not around.  Lastly, I wish to thank KC Daya for allowing me to participate in this training program that introduced me to windows of opportunities  as a newcomer to Canada.   Im glad to highlight in my resume these new qualifications I have with KRC  along with my myriad of credentials - Ariel Q.

 

 


Hi Bruce,

I always enjoy the articles as they tell us what is happening in the
outside world. Online session gives the theory but your articles give the
perspective.
You have a good selection of articles.

Thanks for making the course so interesting. Today I have completed one
month of my registration with this course, because of you I feel I am quite
familiar and knowledgeable about clinical trial intricacies.

Thanks,
Pratibha

 

Thank you very much sir for your comments and additonal information.  I have
not read all yet, but I will.  I just had some trouble sending session four,
so I had to repeat it,  I will take a short break and eat lunch and continue
this afternoon. It is a priveldge to have you as my coordinator and
instructor.  More power to you. God Bless

 

John

 

Thank you very much for your message.  I am grateful for your interest in my
future career. First of all I would like to thank you personally

and KRC for excellent CRA and QA classes. I think both courses were well
designed and presented to the students. The questions were well

thought out and encouraged follow-on learning efforts.


I would also like to mention the excellent communication skills the
instructors demonstrated which made studying so much more enjoyable.

Another course related point that impressed me was the quality of my direct
communications with the instructor - this was a very valuable

source of learning as well.

Now as for my career aspirations upon completion of the courses (I am
completing the last session of the QA course):

I started looking for job in my area (North California, San Francisco Bay
area) after completing the CRA course. I made use of sources from the

KRC provided bi-monthly jobs list as well as other internet sites for CRA. I
sent my resumes to a few (4-5) places that had openings for CRA positions
and received 2 responses so far.

Sincerely,


A.

 

Hello Anna,  We've only met once at Kriger office last May, 2003, a student for data management program and would just like to thank you and the rest of Kriger teaching staffs (especially Yuri) for all the support that you guys have given me. I'm now here in US working in one of the pharmaceutical companies. Please extend my regards to Yuri. 

Thanks! 

Dennis E.

 

... First, thank you for all of your help and comments regarding the answers
to the questions in the training.

The reason that I am taking this course is two-fold.  First, I had applied
for a job in the bio-pharmaceutical industry and the placement company
really liked my resume (I have a background in information technology),
although they couldn't recommend me to the company until I had taken some
training.  Then I thought that even if I don't get that particular job, this
training course could be helpful in being eligible for other jobs.  Also
getting a job in the bio-pharmaceutical industry could prove to be more
stable than in the technology sector.  I've found that industry to be very
volatile and not very secure in terms of long term employment.

In terms of my expectations regarding my future career, I'm really not
thinking that far ahead yet.  I'd like to get a job combining my previous
technical experience and the information I've learned during the training.
Then I can learn about career paths that would maximize utilizations of my
skills.

Sincerely,
D.S.

 


Dear
Head of Training Department, thanks for your collaboration. I have recieved both
documents as of yesterday and look forward to work on my assignments before
the due date.
Kindly be informed that I am a candidate for a Medical Doctor post in CHAD
with IMC which I already informed Dr Bruce, so my delay with the assignments
are mainly due to my job search. And am sure that once I got settled with
the job my preformance will be outstanding compared to now. Of-course I have
the intention in the near future also to take more courses with KRC.
I look forward being a valuable student and graduate from KRC.

Sincerely

Dr S.O.


Thank you very much for your answer, I really did not expect such a speed.
And thanks for your appreciations and for the temporary password. I will
definitely enter there to read and see. Anyhow, I cannot afford yet such a
course and moreover, being a newcomer I cannot afford to think to managerial
positions. Don't want to get drunk with cold water, ha, ha, ha... Of course,
in time it would be different, now I would be happy with a position in a
Data Management department after finishing our course. Anyhow, such a course
would be extremely useful for me on the long term. I will try to enroll the
following weeks.

I read something related to topologies during my math courses in the
University but being too young, I did not pay attention. Thought it was
usefullness phylosophy. I have a vague idea what an alef is, what a vecinity
is, what a close or open topologic space is, but I did not now how these
concepts apply to molecular spaces.

Well, thanks again. You gave me the chance to enter in a closed normalized
metric managerial 4-D space, counting the time axis too... :)

Dragos

 


Dear Hugh, Hello. How are you? Your session article were excellent. It
provided me with a new insight, and the ability to analyze a pharmaceutical
management problem

from multiple prespectives.In the end ,I would like to add that without your
guidance,I would not have been able to get as much as I did in this course.

If you would be kind enough to provide me with a letter of recommendation,I
would be very grateful.

          Thank you for the great course that you taught. It was a great
pleasure for me to a student in your course.

          Sincere regards.

          Ramin.

 


I graduated from  medical university (China) in
1995, then became a surgeon in one of hospitals in
China too. In 1997 I became an oculist in the same
hospital. My major is glaucoma. In the year 2002 I
immigrated to USA, from that time to now I have to
do some labor job to support the life, and meanwhile
to improve the ability of English. Last month I got
the information that your school provides some very
good programs related to medicine. Through contact
with your school I found the CRA program is so good
and I think the career of CRA is fit to me, I like
this job. So I participate this program. Hopefully
after finish the program I can find a job.
Since the first day I took this program, you have
given me a lot of instruction that enlightened my
mind, thank you for your help!

Hu X.

 


Dear Bruce,

Thanks so much for being such a good guide.

I am one of your students.I am currently facing
a bit of a problem because I have just secured a QA job whose is a bit far
from where I stay.It takes me 2hrs to reach there by public means.
Anyway, I am happy and thank you for your on-line program.

Edby



...I had a really good interview with the Medical Council of Canada, the
interviewer told me that he had 160 people apply, and selected 14, then 5. I
was one of the 5. I have a good feeling about it, I was interviewed for over
an hour. I was told before I left that he would contact me in the next 24
hours if I am selected for a second interview ( he has one more interview
tomorrow). What ever happens I feel great about the interview. I will keep
you posted.
 

R.



... Bruce, At first, I would like to thank you personally and the
whole team of KRC Inc. for the opportunity that was
given to me to get exposed to all information and
problemsoliving in the area of Clinical Research, as
well as for your prompt feedback.

I would like to excuse myself for not answering your
e-mails in a timely manner. I am enjoying a lot this
on-line training, because I can see a different point
of view on some of the problems I have already come
across being an emergency medical physician.
Unfortunately I am not sure for how long I am granted
this free access, that's why I was trying to cover as
many topics from these training programs for a short
time, not even opening my e-mail for several days.
However, after I had the chance to read your messages,
I understand that sharing my opinion and asking
questions regarding the information you are giving me
is at least as important as reading the training
sessions and answering the questions there. So from
now on I will move at a slower pace and I will respond
to all your messages. I hope to be able to answer all
of them (and I would appreciate very much if I am
gicen the chance to complete the programs in full, as
well).

I think that Clinical Research may be one possible
opportunity for me to pusrue in my future professional
way.

Respectfully yours,

Stan...



Hi Bruce, First of all I want to seize this opportunity to
really express my thanks to you for all the effort you
put in to help me succeed. Thanks for always answering
my questions with explanations despite your tight
schdule. I truely appreciate this.

I am also happy  that you are providing
me with constant support in getting
employement in this area.


...Lastly, I would like to say that I really learnt a lot
by taking this course...This has opened up a whole new
world of knowledge to me and I believe it will take me
places!

S.

 

John

Actually, I went to see the K.R.C. inc for evaluating exam preparation but
luckily took research program with my friend who was interested in this
program. I would like to thank you for all of your coordination and help. 
Really you made my first experience of on line course a live one.  How
prompt and informative was your response, I really appreciate that. 
Honestly speaking I never knew that research is such a challenging field,
with a lot of potential as well as full of mystery too.  Any way your
thoughtfulness will always be remembered.

 

Thanks

Best regards

Sincerely,

P.N.

 


Yesterday I started the on-line training program with Kriger Research.  I am
overwhelmed by the vast amount of information that you have provided after
the each session.  You have helped me to dig deeper in material.  News and
magazine articles are now jumping out at me.  Working in a large law firm I
also am finding the variety of teams including health care, litigation,
patent, and benefits to be a great resource of information.

The third session's focus on the start of clinical research opened my eyes
to the advancement in technology used in the medical environment.  With the
upcoming wireless tools becoming available, information will be available at
an even faster pace.  Data queries would indeed allow for searching a vast
amount of data from multiple resources from a variety of locations.  This
also will have a huge impact on the public's (patient's) research options. 
If there are FDA opportunities for volunteering/testing or concerns the
average patient can form their own opinions with review of data.  This may
allow for less government intervention and aide in lowering the cost of
drugs.  Although the regulations were put in place with good intention the
path of bringing drugs to market will continue to be modified with the use
of technology.

Thanks for the feedback with the first three sessions.  I especially
appreciated the general knowledge clip that was included regarding how many
of the medical terms evolved from Greek mythology.

Jane
Indiana, USA

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Hi, KRC,

 
I have found the pharmacologyl studies very useful and eye-opening. I don't have life science background so this part of the text is definitely helpful for me. The sequence of the text is in right order as well....
 


Dear Bruce,


I received the diploma from KRC. Thank you, I'm very proud and happy, this
is a special achievement for me. I received also job search methods and
strategies from KRC and I'll do all my best in order to get a job (because I
need one!). I tried to find a job where I can use all my knowledge and also
my transferable skills, but I noticed that the employers don't hire me
because I have been in Canada for only 4 month and I haven't worked in
Canada before.


Let me tell you a story. I had applied for a general labour packaging
position (despite the fact that I'm a quality engineer) at ABBOTT. They
needed workers, but they told me that I never worked in the pharmaceutical
industry and I am not good enough for packaging position(!) at ABBOTT.


Now I have this diploma and I will apply for a job with my new skills. If
you know some entry-level positions, please let me know, I'll accept it
because I'm new in Canada, I never worked here and I need a first job. If it
is an entry-level position, I will work to show the employer my skills and
my loyalty, and then, later, I hope I can advance to a better position.
Thank you for everything and especially thank you for your time.

 


Your devoted student,

Simona

Quality Assurance Program

 


Hello!!

It is good to know that somebody is in the other side. Now, let me introduce
myself: I am a Database Developer.  My past experience is with relational
Databases. When I was studying the first and second sessions and talked
about Case Repost Forms and hierarchical model. I pictured myself at the
beginning of my work experience because we used data entry to get the data
in the computer and I designed data entry forms and used the mentioned
validation in order to verify the data was correct.

Sometime ago, I have thought about finding a field where I could use the
skills I have. I had thought about medical field but I couldn't figure out
how. As soon as I read the ad in the newspaper and after the first talks
with Anna I really wanted to try to become a Data Manager in Clinical Trail.

I am enjoying the articles you are sending because they are giving me a
better understanding of what clinical trials are about. Thank you very much
for sharing the articles. I'll be sending my opinion as soon as I read them.

 

Sincerely,

Alma.

Data Management Program

 


Today I have finished my final exam although I didn't get the score yet.
Anyway, I am happy and excited to have the diploma, which is a milestone for
my new career. Life is a book of learning and you grow with mistakes and
constant efforts. I always believe in learning from the mistake of mine or
others and that will take me to the door of success.


As I perhaps have missed the opportunity of the CRC position at Biovail, I
now know the mistake (resume, my information, not talking as professional
etc.). I am now better prepared!

 

Regarding Practical section of this course I am about to start, and look
forward to it.

 

Thank you,

Atar M.D.


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I am so glad to learn that my diploma is already on the way. I appreciate it
so warmly. Your help along the course is a sort of future equipments for a
job like this. I still read and review it again and again; to keep the
information fresh and refine the knowledge I have gained with or without a
job. Thank you so much again.


Very Truly yours,
Julito


Data Management Program

 


Hello, Mr. Bruce,

I definitely enjoy reading the articles you send me. They are very
interesting and helpful.

Please feel free to send me any other articles and information relating to
my future profession as CRA.


Thank very much

Sincerely

Svetlana
New Jersey, USA
CRA Online Program

 


Hi Bruce,

Thank you for your reply. Yes, I need to attend  ' Data management for
clinical trials ' rather than 'CRA' program. That is exactly what I am
interested also .As for my background, I have completed Master's in computer
applications and I have taken Microsoft certification as well .I have four
years of experience in the IT field. I have been here for just three months.
I am a new immigrant.

I tried to contact Kriger research, but since it's a long weekend, they
might be probably closed. Bruce, is there any way I could get information on
when the next session for ' Data management trails ' is conducted .I would
like to know if they are conducting any sessions on Monday.

Thank you once again and have a nice weekend.

 
Caren

In-class Data Management Program


Hi Bruce,

I am glad that you like my submissions. Thanks for taking extra care of me.
I am very lucky to have got a teacher and mentor like you! I have carefully
read all the materials that you have sent me so far. Thank you! You have
asked whether I have any questions or not. So far, Bruce, I think I could
grasp the subject. It must be due to the fact that I am a Medical Graduate.
By the way, I would like to take this opportunity to let you know that; I
have passed my LMCC-II (results published on June 23,2003). I would rather
ask for a favour.  I would very much appreciate if you could consider me, if
I am not able to submit all the materials in the 60 days time limit. I think
I am already lagging behind .I work 3-4 nights a week to provide for my
family ( a very physical job that I have, I must tell you!).I am, therefore,
not always in a position to study, and submit in time.
I once again reiterate that I consider myself lucky to have come across a
teacher and mentor like yourself. Any suggestions or advice at anytime is
always welcome.

 

Thank you.

Best regards,

Abu

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Hello

Hope you are fine. The training program is getting more and more interesting
each day. I thank you for the inspiration you have given by those remarks
about my answers.

 

With best regards,

Vimal
Data Management Program



This e-mail is to thank-you for all your efforts to enrich my on-line
training.  You have been invaluable in my journey through the sessions, and
I thank-you for your offer to put in a good-word for my employment at KRC. 
I will be e-mailing my resume to the fax number given.

Thanks

Sandra
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Dear Mr. Bruce:


Thank you so much for so much details. I am indeed indebted for your help. I
have faced so far two telephone interviews (from Purdue Pharma for
internship program and from Mayo Clinic for Data Administrator). The result
from Mayo Clinic is still awaited. Now I will be sending a bit different
resume for PhD Statistician at Mayo Clinic. I think the chances for job in
USA may be less due to war.

I have sent Mr. Varma to Kriger and he went Kriger twice (and met
Head of Training Department
and Irin) and he was interested to do the course and willing to pay for the
course. My brother too is looking for job in Canada (his family is in
Toronto as immigrant). He is senior Biometrician at International Centre for
Agricultural Research in Dry Areas, Syria (25 years of experience including
two years of Canadian experience). He is also interested in Biostatistics in
pharmaceutical line. He may join for on-line training. I will send him an
e-mail. One of his juniors is working as Biostatistician at Astrazeneca,
Mississauga. I am trying to send some more people to Kriger.

 

With regards,

Rajendra

Data Management Program


 

Hi,

I am going through the bonus part of the site nowadays .The clinical
pharmacology program &medical slide show is a wonderful, informative,
well-set material, I will definitely submit my answers when I will star my
sessions again.

Thanks &Best regards
P. D.

CRA Program

 

Hi Bruce

I did research on the company I was interviewed at yesterday. The interview
was about half hour and I think it went well. Patricia is going to try to
get me something in Canada first, and then she will try the U.S.

She told me to keep in touch with her at all times by email. I made a GOOD
impression!!!

Bruce I will let you know what happens...

Thanks R.

Data Management Program

 

Bruce,

Your forwards were so informative and so
interesting that I wish if I could be a regular
student of yours. The world of clinical research is so vast and so many
things are happening that I never perceive while swallow a pill and did not
realize till
I started this course. I am really fortunate to have someone like you behind
the curtain to encourage the learning process. I realize the reality of life
does not permit me to start a new but I wish I could. I have only two things
to say, in short "Thank you" and
in long "Thank you very much"

With best personal regards,
Azizul

CRA Program

 



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