The Center for Clinical Research was established to increase clinical and translational research infrastructure, capacity and productivity. A centralized administrative infrastructure is an efficient and responsive means to provide clinical research support, and in turn:
- provides shared services that are difficult to establish and maintain by individual investigators
- creates a central point of contact for investigators
- improves compliance and quality
- produces economy of effort
- saves overall costs
The central concept of the CCR is to support faculty and their research teams using a flexible offering of services; either by utilizing specific study services or optioning for full-service support. CCR faculty and staff support clinical investigators with clinical research design and methods, protocol development, grant submission, statistical analysis, data management, financial management and study coordination.