HMG's Dr. David Morin receives prestigious international award recognizing his leadership in clinical research excellence
April 25, 2012
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Holston Medical Group’s (HMG) director of clinical research, David J. Morin, MD, RPh, FACP, CPI®, CCRT, has received international recognition at a recent global awards gala of The Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR) honoring the world’s leading clinical researchers. The prestigious award for “Outstanding Physician Leadership in the Profession” was in recognition of Dr. Morin’s advancement of clinical research.
The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR) presented their respective 2012 Annual Awards recognizing individual excellence in a variety of clinical research enterprise settings at the ACRP 2012 Global Conference & Exhibition in Houston, Texas, during a joint reception on April 15, 2012.
According to the APCR, Morin is recognized for his service as a leader in clinical research since 1989, continually furthering the mission and vision of the APCR. During more than two decades of service, he has conducted more than 400 clinical trials, ranging from Phase I to Phase IV.
According to a statement issued by the APCR, “Not only did he create a very successful freestanding clinical research site that he directed for 13 years, but he has been able to take an established site to new heights.”
Morin began his career as a physician in 1987 and spent 15 years practicing both inpatient and outpatient medicine. With a background in both pharmacy and internal medicine, Morin came to realize his passion for clinical research.
Since becoming director of clinical research at HMG in 2009, HMG’s clinical research department has experienced significant growth.
“We certainly attribute the continued growth and success of HMG’s research department to Dr. Morin’s ability to influence his team to excellence,” said HMG President Scott R. Fowler, JD, MD. “The outstanding quality of HMG’s ongoing clinical research and efforts are a tribute to his leadership.”
Under Morin’s leadership, HMG currently has more than 125 national and international active trials. Morin earned his designation as a Certified Physician Investigator (CPI) through ACRP in 2007.
(Image Caption: HMG's David Morin receives his award from APCR President Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, CPI.)