Clinical Research For Investigators

Clinical Research Services

Clinical Research Services (CRS) is designed to be a portal through which clinical investigators access streamlined coordination of services necessary to initiate clinical research projects, regardless of funding source. We support all clinical research studies, providing staff and/or services to manage your study from beginning to end according to Good Clinical Practice and federal, state and institutional regulations and guidelines. We can also facilitate survey research, large data set analyses, and psychometrics.

Available Services 

  • Clinical research project consultation, study design assistance
  • Protocol development and feasibility
  • Regulatory/IRB document preparation services
  • Clinical research budget development, including research pricing
  • Data collection for subject tracking to ensure proper invoicing/revenue capture
  • Clinical research training
  • Overall study management provided by certified and extensively trained clinical research coordinators, including:
    • Creation of source documents that facilitate systematic data collection and/or aid in protocol execution and management including:
      • Obtains informed consent/assent
      • Collection of subject data; completion of data collection forms and submission to sponsor
      • Maintenance of IRB/regulatory documents
      • Advocacy for the research subject and family
      • Performance of study procedures; specimen collection and processing
      • Coordination of subject study visits with other hospital services
      • Administration of investigational medications
      • Procedure such as venipuncture, IV insertion and injections; PK capability
      • Coordination of monitoring visits by sponsor representative

Information for Faculty

More information is available to faculty, including applications for Intramural Funding and for Research Release Time.

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