Regulatory Compliance


Kelly Carroll

Kelly Carroll has more than 20 years of experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology and education at institutions including the University of Arkansas and University of Chicago and was a professor of experimental psychology at Mercer University and Berry College. She has designed education and training materials for Northwestern’s clinical research community and assisted study teams in conducting safe and effective studies. She also has many years of experience in the regulatory and compliance arena and was an institutional review board manager. Carroll received her PhD in experimental psychology from the University of Arkansas.

Currently teaching:Essentials of Initiating Clinical Research

Karriem Watson

Karriem Watson is a research manager at the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health at the University of Chicago. He has more than 13 years of experience in clinical research, working as a clinical research associate, project manager and coordinator in both academic and industry settings. His research focuses on community engagement in clinical trials and capacity building of community partners and addresses issues about enrollment of diverse populations in clinical trials. He is cofounder and copresident of AcaMED Clinical Research Associates, where he focuses on training investigators and clinical research staff on successful protocol design, execution and recruitment. Watson completed his medical doctorate at St. Luke School of Medicine in Monrovia, Liberia, an MS in basic medical sciences at Wayne State University College of Medicine and an MPH at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Currently teaching:Clinical Research Design and Methodology