Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Administration

Office of Clinical Research

Welcome to the Office of Clinical Research (OCR), part of Research Administration.



The OCR is committed to supporting the research community in the conduct of ethical clinical research and human subject protection in compliance with the required federal, state, and local regulations. The office provides consultation on questions related to regulations and standards of practice governing human research. The OCR provides education and training; develops policy and processes; and leads quality improvement efforts in areas of clinical trial management. It endeavors to create an interdisciplinary collaborative environment among the research teams, fostering best practices.

News Flashes

OCR & OIRB Forum

IRB and OCR Updates:
New Forms and Processes, Introduction of New Staff

May 28, 2015
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Medical School Room 209L;
Videoconferenced to the RAHC Room 2.118


OCR Concierge Services!
OCR is at your Service

On-site OCR Support & Regulatory Guidance for:

Research Scope of Practice
Training, Delegation of Authority
OCR Policy and Institutional Procedures
Regulatory Requirements and More

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday May 27, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday June 2, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday June 10, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday June 24, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday July 8, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday July 14, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday July 22, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Aug 4, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Aug 5, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday Aug 19, 2015 9am-12pm

Location: Main Campus Library
2nd Floor Computer Classroom (RM 2.011)

Click here for a map

**Walk-ins Welcome!**

Want to schedule One-on-One Services for your department?
Call: 210-567-8266



Updates to OCR Site

As of 5/13/15:
steps and guidance for
Greater Plains Collaborative External IRB

Make sure to always download forms from the OCR and IRB websites to ensure you are using the most current versions!


Do you have Questions?

Contact us through email (
or phone (210-567-8555).