Raymond C. James, RN, BS
Location: Department of Neurology, BUMC
- Clinical Research Nurse
- Regulatory Manager
Mr. James earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry and a Premedical concentration, from Gordon College in 2002. He received his Associates in Nursing from North Shore Community College.
Mr. James worked for 3 years doing clinical histology at Beverly Hospital, Beverly, MA. During this time he worked as a mental health counselor for 2 years within the Leland Acute Psychiatric Care Unit at Beverly Hospital.
Following his work at Beverly Hospital he began working at the Boston University Department of Neurology as a Research Assistant and Study Coordinator for Clinical Drug Trials among other studies in Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Mr. James performs ECG’s, processes lab specimens, and assists with patient visits and study documentation.
Mr. James manages the regulatory documentation for all of the PD studies within the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center. His role is to ensure adherence to federally mandated guidelines, coordinate studies with pharmaceutical companies, prepare Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions, and instruct other researchers on the procedures and new policies associated with various IRB’s.
Mr. James has volunteered with the American Parkinson Disease Association Mass Chapter since beginning his work at BU and has enjoyed collaborating with those involved with the PD studies.