SMR utilizes a number of resources, documents and references. Below is a list of frequently used resources.
American Diabetes Association
Heart and Vascular Diseases (includes Stroke)
American Heart Association
Neurological (includes Stroke)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
American Lung Association
American Association for Public Opinion Research
An association of approximately 1,600 individuals who share an interest in public opinion and survey research.
American Medical Association
An association promoting professionalism in medicine, and setting standards for medical education, practice, and ethics.
American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
A professional society of more than 1,500 individuals, organizations, and institutions interested in bioethics and humanities.
Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA)
A national membership organization for professionals concerned with issues relating to the protection of human subjects, the humane care and treatment of animals, scientific misconduct, ethical decision-making in healthcare, and other ethical issues pertaining to biomedical and behavioral research.
Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
ACRP is an association for Clinical Research Coordinators, Associates and Investigators from all over the world.
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
A biotechnology trade organization formed to advocate the industry’s positions to elected officials and regulators and inform the media about biotechnology issues. BIO produces an annual convention and exhibition, the largest biotechnology event in the world.
Drug Information Association (DIA)
An organization within the healthcare arena, created for the purpose of exchanging and disseminating information in a neutral forum.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
Represents the country’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. The industry invested more than $30 billion in 2001 in discovering and developing new medicines.
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
An organization focusing on the application of ethical precepts in both medicine and research. Through national conferences and published reports it addresses a broad range of issues in biomedical and behavioral research, clinical practice, ethics, and the law.
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)
A nonprofit educational/scientific organization (501c3) recognized for its educational programs, professional certification and global information services.
Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA)
An association developed to provide educational programs, certification, and a forum for research professionals to exchange information.
Society of Research Administrators (SRA)
A non profit association dedicated to the education and professional development of research administrators, as well as the enhancement of public understanding of the importance of research and its administration.