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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.