Office of the Vice President for Research

Office of Clinical Research (OCR)



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.

Concierge Services

!!!“Walk-in” service from OCR !!!

We will gladly assist and guide you in areas of research operations management such as the following:
  • Study Financials: Cost Estimates, Budgeting, Coverage Analysis, and Billing
  • Regulatory Requirements (FDA, CMS, ICH) e.g. : IND/IDE,, GCP
  • Participant Payments: Cash, Vouchers, Gift Cards
  • Research Scope of Practice, Training, Delegation of Authority
  • Investigational Article Control

WHERE Library - 2nd Floor Computer Classroom, RM 2.011
WHEN April 16
9:00am - Noon
April 30
9:00am - Noon
May 14
9:00am - Noon
May 28
9:00am - Noon

Call 210-567-8266 to schedule “house call”
appointments in your department.