Statistical Workshop Series

Data Monitoring Committees in Clinical Trials

Virginia L. Filiaci, PhD.

Virginia L. Filiaci, PhD

Research Assistant Professor,                                                                        University at Buffalo

Chief, Clinical Trial Development Division,                                                  Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics,                                      Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Deputy Director,                                                                                          NRG Oncology Statistics and Data Management Center


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

144 Farber Hall

South Campus

University at Buffalo

Data Monitoring Committees play an important role in many clinical trials and require careful management. 

This workshop will cover when a Data Monitoring Committee is needed and relevant operational aspects of the Committee.

 The objectives of this workshop are:

1.  Understand the need for and purpose of a Data Monitoring Committee

2.  Obtain an overview of the operational aspects of a Data Monitoring Committee

This workshop series is free and open to all students, fellows, faculty and staff at UB and the Buffalo Translational Consortium.



ACCREDITATION: The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CERTIFICATION: The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CREDIT: This program is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number UL1TR001412.