Conducting Clinical Research A Practical Guide for Physicians, Nurses, Study Coordinators, and Investigators 2nd Ed, is a step-by-step, how-to manual designed for anyone interested in getting into the field of clinical research. It tells how to attract drug companies to your site, land a study, recruit volunteers, coordinate studies, organize clinical trial activities, and navigate regulatory requirements. It has an extensive section on ethics and the social and political context of research. It’s a thorough, readable guide that will be useful to nurses, study coordinators, administrators, and physicians across specialties. It is currently offered as recommended resource by Duke University’s Clinical Trials Networks Best Practices project.Judy Stone, MD, is an internist and infectious disease specialist. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has been conducting Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for a variety of infectious disease indications for more than 20 years. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of antibiotics, infectious diseases, and clinical trials.Dr. Stone is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed medical school at the University of Maryland, residency at Rochester General Hospital (New York), and fellowship at West Virginia University. In addition to her patient practice, Dr. Stone has had 15 years’ experience with the Memorial Hospital Infection Control and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees and was chair of the Department of Medicine for 3 years.Mountainside MD Press books are distributed by Cardinal Publishers Group.