CR Volunteer
Office of the Vice President for Research

Clinical Studies at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio




Things to Consider Before Becoming a Research Volunteer

Research Participants: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is committed to conducting research in a way that protects your safety and promotes your rights and welfare. The Health Science Center has established a committee to review research involving human subjects. This committee is called the Institutional Review Board (or IRB). If you have any questions, concerns or complaints you can contact the Director of the IRB by calling 210-567-8250,or by mail:


       Director, IRB
       The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
       Mail Code 302
       7703 Floyd Curl Drive,
       San Antonio, TX 78229-3900



If you are interested in general information about being a participant in a drug study or a clinical trial, we suggest you review the educational materials provided by:

The US National Institutes of Health at: