DATATRAK Academy Expands to Include Durham Technical Community College
CLEVELAND, May 10, 2011
CLEVELAND, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DATA), a technology and services company focused on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today announces the expansion of its DATATRAK Academy to include an agreement with Durham Technical Community College (DTCC) to license its DATATRAK eClinical® software suite. DTCC students and employees will use the eClinical software in its Clinical Trials Research program and courses. The software is used as part of the Clinical Trials Research Associate curriculum, which prepares individuals to assist investigators and clinical researchers in clinical research studies for the development of new drugs, clinical products, and treatment regimens.
"The DATATRAK Academy provides hands-on experience with the multitude of opportunities in the clinical research industry. It is a great method for recruiting the brightest, most innovative minds into our company, while at the same time, strengthening the bonds with our local communities and educating people on the importance of clinical trial research," stated Laurence P. Birch, DATATRAK's Chairman of the Board and CEO. "Expanding the Academy to include DTCC, allows its graduates to enter the field with prior electronic data capture experience. Not only are the program's graduates more marketable, but the industry benefits by having knowledgeable research associates to manage clinical trials."
DATATRAK Academy is an outreach program that furthers DATATRAK's vision of being the clinical enterprise solution to safely accelerate every drug, every biologic and every device from concept to cure. DATATRAK offers a unique program in conjunction with local academic institutions to provide hands-on experience in the clinical trials space; from software development to end-user training, the DATATRAK Academy advances the education of future healthcare industry participants.
About Durham Technical Community College
For nearly 50 years, Durham Technical Community College has provided high-quality, affordable, and convenient technical and career education; served as the springboard to a bachelor's degree; enabled tens of thousands of Triangle residents to enjoy continuing education offerings; and given many thousands more a second chance at success through adult literacy programs. For more information on DTCC's Clinical Trials Research Associate degree, please see http://www.durhamtech.edu/programs/clintrials.htm.
About DATATRAK International, Inc.
DATATRAK International is a worldwide technology and services company delivering eClinical solutions and related services for the clinical trials industry. DATATRAK built its multi-component, comprehensive solution on a single, unified platform and expanded this concept to include services delivery via DATATRAK Clinical and Consulting Services™ group. The Company delivers a complete portfolio of software products designed to accelerate the reporting of clinical research data from sites to sponsors and ultimately regulatory authorities, faster and more efficiently than loosely integrated technologies. The DATATRAK eClinical® unified software suite, deployed worldwide through an ASP or Enterprise Transfer offering, has successfully supported hundreds of international clinical trials involving thousands of clinical research sites and encompassing tens of thousands of patients in 67 countries. DATATRAK has offices located in Cleveland, Ohio, and Bryan, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.datatrak.net.
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