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NARAP Exhibited at NYHBA Innovation Conference

March 24, 2015

In New York City, the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) Metro Chapter, in collaboration with, explored women’s healthcare innovation and what academic and medical institutions, healthcare companies, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, third party payers, insurers and the government are doing to advance and innovate women’s healthcare.NARAP was selected to be an exhibitor and was alsofeatured in HBA's program video. 

NARAP's story as featured in a special report on ABC TV affiliate WTNH in CT.

February 18, 2015

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — "Get Screened While Waiting in the Emergency Department" By Jocelyn Maminta Medical/Health Reporter

NARAP's First National Multi-Center Study Published in Addictive Behaviors

 NARAP’S Tobacco-Cessation Study gives thousands in Emergency Departments a way to QUIT smoking.The National Alliance of Research Associates Programs (NARAP) Reveals That Pre-Health Professional Students (“Pre-Meds”) Give Value-Added to Emergency Department Wait-Times by Facilitating Referrals to State Quitlines. 

Outcome of an Emergency Department Intervention on Tobacco Cessation among Emergency Department Patients and Visitors

A Validation Study

This first study completed by NARAP on Tobacco Cessation was the largest prospective, interventional study in Emergency Medicine and the fourth largest ever done in the United States! The results of this study have been presented to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians (CCEP). 

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NARAP Completed Its' 2nd Study!

September 5, 2012

NARAP's study, Outcome of a simple intervention using college research associates on compliance with recommended primary care visits and breast and cervical cancer screenings among female patients and visitors in the emergency department completed enrollment in December, 2014. 


St. Vincent’s Medical Center, St. Louis University Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, and Pullman Regional Hospital contributed participants to this study.


RAs approached over 16,500 patients and their visitors in the emergency department and enrolled more than 13,000 in  the study.


Data analysis is underway.

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The National Alliance of Research Associates Programs


A Unique Approach to Clinical Research 
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