Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Administration

Office of Clinical Research

Research Administration


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.

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OCR Concierge Services!
OCR At your Service

On-site OCR Support & Regulatory Guidance On:

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

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday Oct 15, 2014 9am-12pm
Tuesday Nov 4, 2014 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Nov 12, 2014 9am-12pm
Wednesday Dec 10, 2014 9am-12pm
Tuesday Jan 13, 2015 1pm-4pm
Tuesday Feb 10, 2015 1pm-4pm
Tuesday Mar 10, 2015 1pm-4pm

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

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**Walk-ins Welcome!**

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


Updates to OCR Site

Updated Aug 19, 2014 - Scope of Practice Form revised

Updated July 2014 - You will find information regarding clinical trials and billing and participant payments on the NEW Clinical Trials Office website! Check it out!


Do you have Questions?

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