Supports the research community by ensuring completion of all applicable institutional components and approvals for human research. Assists with External IRB applications.
The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) ensures the completion of all institutional components for human subject research studies when using either the UT Health SA IRB or an external IRB. The services the OCR provides to researchers include:
Assistance with training research personnel
Approving Research Scope of Practice for study team members who do not have a locally recognized medical license
Research participant recruitment assistance via the Find A Study website
Applications for single IRB review when the UT Health SA IRB is not the IRB for all study sites
Approving storage of investigational drugs or devices outside of an institutional pharmacy
Assistance with registering studies and reporting study data on ClinicalTrials.gov