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.

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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 Sept 30, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Oct 6, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Oct 14, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday Oct 28, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Nov 3, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Nov 11, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday Nov 25, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Dec 1, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Dec 9, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Jan 5, 2016 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Jan 13, 2016 9am-12pm
Wednesday Jan 27, 2016 9am-12pm

Location: Main Campus (Long 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: 210-567-8555




Oct 27, 2015, 3:00pm, Room 209L
Topic: Research Review and Approval Process at VA and UHS



Updates to OCR Site

As of 9/9/15:
new policy - Institutional Review

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).