Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Administration

Clinical Trials


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OCR Concierge Services

OCR Support & Institutional Guidance

Upcoming Dates:

Nov 21, 2018 9a-12p
Dec 4, 2018 1p-4p
Dec 5, 2018 9a-12p
Dec 19, 2018 9a-12p
Jan 2, 2019 9a-12p
Jan 8, 2019 1p-4p
Jan 16, 2019 9a-12p
Jan 30, 2019 9a-12p

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Office of Clinical Research


new clinical trial submission process
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Personnel Changes
External IRB - Initial Requests External IRB - Modifications
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Office Closure during Relocation

office closed The office of the OCR will be moving to our temporary location at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 and all day on Thursday, November 29, 2018; therefore, our office will be closed during that time. 

We will resume normal operations on Friday, November 30, 2018.  If you have an urgent request during this time, you may email or


Upcoming Forum

Thursday, November 29, 2018
3:00 p.m., Lecture Room 409L
Implementing the Revised Common Rule
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Latest Updates to OCR Forms & Policies

As of November 5, 2018:
updated Institutional Review Policy

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to ensure you are using the most current versions!



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.