Office of Research Operations at Centura Health

Research Operations

Research Operations is a system-wide research management office dedicated to providing experienced staff to support clinical research system-wide. We provide support from start-up to completion and presentation of research findings to associates, physicians, and students interested in conducting clinical research in the Centura Health system for projects ranging from investigator-initiated studies to privately- and publicly-funded research grants.

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Leadership Team:

Director of Research Operations, Manager of Research Operations, Sr. Regulatory Operations Specialist, Regulatory Documentation Specialist, and Research Grants and Contracts Specialist.

Key Support Services:

Guidance in study design, contract review, budget review, regulatory review, document preparation and IRB submission.

Are you interested in conducting a clinical trial?

If you are interested in conducting a clinical trial within the Centura Health system, please contact the Director of Research Operations:

Phone: 303-673-7301

  • Study Start-Up Activities

    • Legal review of research-related contracts/agreements
    • Financial review of study budgets, as applicable
    • Medicare Coverage Analysis, as indicated
    • Regulatory preparation, and coordination of IRB submission including required training in human subject protections by all key personnel
  • Operationalizing the Study

    • Screening, recruiting, and enrolling study subjects
    • Manage subject visits
    • Perform study procedures
    • Manage subject data reporting
    • Identification and reporting of adverse events
    • Participate in audits and study monitor visits
    • Build studies in Epic linking study visits to the subject in the EHR
    • Ongoing study finance management