Clinical Research Glossary

Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)


A research staff member who helps manage studies.

Example of Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) in a sentence

A Clinical Research Coordinator works with the study doctor to help conduct the study.

More Info

One or more CRCs is assigned by the Principal Investigator who is leading the research to take care of specific study tasks. Tasks include preparing study documents, scheduling study visits, and collecting data.

Other info to think about when joining a study

When enrolling in the study and going to study visits, you may meet with the clinical research coordinator. They may be the person explaining the study and consent process to you.

It may be useful to ask whether the clinical research coordinator is the person to contact if you have any questions about the study or any issues come up.

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