Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Administration

Clinical Trials


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OCR Concierge Services

OCR Support & Regulatory Guidance

Upcoming Dates:

March 6, 2018 1p-4p
March 14, 2018 9a-12p
March 28, 2018 9a-12p
April 3, 2018 1p-4p
April 11, 2018 9a-12p
April 25, 2018 9a-12p

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Office of Clinical Research


new clinical trial submission process
Training Requirements and Opportunities
Personnel Changes
External IRB - Initial Requests External IRB - Modifications
External IRB Prompt Reporting
External IRB Inactivation Request
Clinical Trials Registration
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News Flashes


Our next Forum is scheduled for:

March 27, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Room 409L Med
Informed Consent:
The Musts, The Shoulds, and The New SOP

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AAHRPP Site Visit

The Health Science Center received a site visit by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs March 27-29, 2017.
Full Accreditation was awarded June 12, 2017.

Learn More about the AAHRPP site visit and accreditation process


Updates to OCR Website, Forms, Policies

As of February 5, 2018:
updated policy - Institutional Review

Make sure to always download forms from the OCR and IRB websites 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.