Clinical Study Principal Investigator (PI)

A Clinical Study Principal Investigator (PI) is a principal investigator for a clinical study.




  • (, 2021) ⇒ "Glossary of Common Site Terms."
    • Investigator: A researcher involved in a clinical study. Related terms include site principal investigator, site sub-investigator, study chair, study director, and study principal investigator.
    • Principal investigator (PI): The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.


  • (Sauber & Sfera, 2019) ⇒ Chris Sauber, and Dan Sfera. (2019). “The Comprehensive Guide To Clinical Research: A Practical Handbook For Gaining Insight Into The Clinical Research Industry.” Amazon Digital Services LLC - KDP Print US. ISBN:9781090349521
    • QUOTE: ... The CRC is employed by the PI or the research clinic that the PI either owns, works for, or represents. The main responsibility of a clinical research coordinator is ensuring that the protocol, GCP, and all regulations are being followed appropriately and that the PI is managing sufficient safety oversight over the status of the clinical trial participants. ...