Patient Advocacy Council, Inc. Company Profile

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Patient Advocacy Council, Inc. (PAC) is an independent, central Institutional Review Board (IRB) founded in 1999 by individuals with a large breadth of experience in many different areas of clinical research. PAC’s mission is to advocate the conduct of ethical research through dedicated board members and sound procedures that exceed regulations governing human participant research.
Understanding the regulatory environment and staying abreast of the regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations is of paramount importance to every PAC board member. This serves to protect the interests of its clients and everyone involved in the conduct of each clinical trial
Beyond this foundation of rigorous oversight, PAC is committed to providing excellent customer service to sponsors, physician investigators, and medical centers.


601 Bel Air Blvd., Suite 315
United States of America


Phone: (251) 479-5IRB
Fax: (251) 450-1253

News Articles [972 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

BioNJ’s Patient Advocacy Summit: Educate. Engage. Empower

Trenton, NJ (September 6, 2017) — BioNJ’s 2nd Annual Patient Advocacy Summit is slated for Wednesday, November 8, at Celgene Corporation, Summit, NJ. The full-day event will bring t...

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators Joins the Cancer Leadership Council to Influence Policy and Advocacy

AONN+ joins the CLC, amplifying the collective voice of navigators and bringing the navigators' perspective to advocacy discussions. CRANBURY, N.J. (PRWEB) July 18, 2018 The Academy of Oncology N...

New Database Tracks Pharma Donations to Patient Advocacy Groups

The relationship between pharmaceutical companies and patient advocacy groups is long and deep and involves millions of dollars in donations, a new report reveals.

STAT Plus: How a patient advocacy group is used to promote an Insys drug and other fentanyl meds

Insys, which makes the Subsys opioid painkiller, provided $2.5 million to a patient advocacy group. A new essay in a bioethics blog follows the money.

Perspective on Pharma Support for Patient Advocacy Organizations

Last week Kaiser Health News (KHN) released a database called “Pre$cription for Power” that tracked pharmaceutical company donations made to patient advocacy groups, with an extensive acco...

Amid Akcea Layoffs, FCS Patient Advocacy Group Demands FDA Reconsider Waylivra

A patient advocacy organization is putting its weight behind an effort to urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its recent decision to reject a treatment for the rare lipid disorder...

STAT Plus: McCaskill plans a bill to force pharma to disclose payments to nonprofits and advocacy groups

Nearly 12 percent of patient advocacy groups received more than half of their revenue from industry funding.

Advocacy group issues report criticizing role of ICER in US healthcare

US advocacy group the Institute for Patient Access (IfPA) has released a document criticizing the influence…

PubMed Articles [2114 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Nurse Knowledge and Engagement in Health Policy Making: Findings From a Pilot Study.

Although nurses constitute the largest segment of the health care workforce in the United States, their participation in all levels of health policy advocacy remains low. We surveyed practicing nurses...

Addressing Survivorship in Cancer Care.

As a disease, cancer can affect an individual's well-being, from physical to psychological, social, and even spiritual wellness. The cancer survivor population must navigate a complex, constantly evol...

Patient Advocacy Can Save a Life.

Extending the Sunshine Act From Physicians to Patient Advocacy Organizations.

SCCT advocacy in 2018: Progress towards improving patient access to imaging care.

Clinical Trials [2247 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Senior Change Makers Study: Improving Physical Activity Environments

Senior Change Makers is an intergenerational intervention that compares two, 8-week programs: (1) an advocacy program wherein senior participants perform audits of their physical activity ...

Self-Advocacy Serious Game in Advanced Cancer

Self-advocacy, defined as the ability of a patient to get her needs and priorities met in the face of a challenge, is an essential skill but not all women with advanced cancer are able to ...

Self-Advocacy for Independent Life (SAIL) After TBI

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been conceptualized as a chronic health condition, warranting self-advocacy for health management services across the lifespan. Successful self-advocacy re...

The Treatment Advocacy Program

The purpose of the study is to test the efficacy of TAP, a behavioral intervention, in improving sexual safety and treatment adherence among gay and bisexual men infected with HIV. It is ...

The Pride Body Project

The purpose of this study is to better investigate the efficacy of the PRIDE Body Project in respect to preventing eating disorders in sexual minority men. In this randomized controlled tr...

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