Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Administration

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OCR Concierge Services

OCR Support & Institutional Guidance

Upcoming Dates:

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
Feb 5, 2019 1p-4p
Feb 13, 2019 9a-12p
Feb 27, 2019 9a-12p

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Office of Clinical Research


new clinical trial submission process
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December Office Closure Notice

office closed Due to both the relocation of our offices and the Winter Holiday, the OCR Office will be closed from December 20, 2018 – January 1, 2019. We will resume normal operations on Wednesday January 2, 2019. If you have an urgent OCR request during this time, you may email or


Upcoming Forum

January 30, 2019 - 12:00 p.m.
Research Record Retention & Subject Payments for Studies Involving Minors
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Latest Updates to OCR Forms & Policies

As of November 5, 2018:
updated Institutional Review Policy

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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.