[Press Release] LSK Global PS has obtained an international certification for clinical data management being recognized as one of the Certified Clinical Data Manager (CCDM®) Industry Partners for the

-LSK Global PS has been recognized as a company specialized in clinical data management at the global level by the Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM)

- LSK Global PS is on a par with global CROs representing Korea being one of 17 companies successfully recognized as CCDM Industry Partners among 2,200 members of the SCDM


LSK Global Pharma Services Co., Ltd. (LSK Global PS) which is a leading contract research organization (CRO) in Korea announced on June 12, 2019 it was recognized as one of the Certified Clinical Data Manager (CCDM®) Industry Partners from the Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM), an international non-profit organization for clinical data management.


With this recognition, LSK Global PS has registered its name as a CCDM® Industry Partner of the SCDM for the first time as a local CRO providing full services. The CCDM Industry Partners is a certification for a company that endeavored to manage the clinical data and to gain recognition for the CCDM®, with its 25% of workforce assigned for Clinical Data Management (CDM) being the CCDM or its 10 employees certified as the CCDM® at least. Among the current 2,200 SCDM members all over the world, only 17 companies including LSK Global PS are recognized as the CCDM® Industry Partner.


The SCDM which is internationally recognized in the field of data management (DM) for clinical trials is running the CCDM® certification program to establish the standards for knowledge, education, and experience in DM.


Those who possess the qualifications such as a relevant degree or experiences in the CDM are allowed to apply for the CCDM® and comprehensive understanding of the CDM related work is required. The CCDM® certification is valid only for 3 years even after the certification has been granted and strict conditions such as the maintenance of credits at a certain level through continuous participation in the training programs are required to retain its validity during the period.


Meanwhile, the CDM Headquarter which is the center for clinical data management of LSK Global PS boasts its largest scale consisting of 87 personnel including those with a master’s or a doctor’s degree (as of May, 27, 2019). The CDA Headquarter is composed of the clinical data associates who are managing clinical data and the database administrators (DBAs) who are IT specialists, providing the management system and comprehensive services to ensure the best data quality from the start phase until the completion of clinical studies.