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Contacting the SRC and DSMC

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Stanford, CA 94305
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Susan Knox, PhD, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Faculty Director, Clinical Research Oversight Group and Chair, Data and Safety Monitoring Committee Susan Knox photo 650-725-2720
Dr. Knox oversees the direction of SCI's two clinical research oversight committees, the Scientific Review Committee (SRC), and the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC), as well as the SCI's Quality Assurance Program. She ensures the Clinical Research Oversight Group operates in accordance within the established National Cancer Institute (NCI) guidelines for its designated Cancer Centers; overseeing the progress of a clinical trial, and of ensuring that it is conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirements.
Melanie Hines, MPH, PRMS Manager Melanie's photo 650-724-1898
Melanie is responsible for leading clinical research oversight operations, including the coordination of the SRC, and the DSMC, as well as managing SCI's Quality Assurance Program and the staff involved in all three operations. Melanie is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing tools, processes and strategies to ensure regulatory compliance, high quality clinical trial conduct, along with improvement plans and training necessary to achieve these goals.
Jennifer Dylewski, BS, Coordinator Jennifer's photo 650-724-4926
Jennifer co-implements the operations of the two committees. Jennifer is the primary liaison for the SRC. In this role, Jennifer is responsible for receiving study materials submitted for scientific review, preparing and distributing these materials to committee member reviewers, organizing meeting agendas, and preparing all follow-up communications.

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