Office of Clinical Trials

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Office of Clinical Trials

The OCT centralizes clinical research administration and optimizes the clinical trials processes, from activation to closeout, providing the following services for the UMMC research community:

  • Contract and budget negotiation;
  • Clinical study project management;
  • Recruitment support and data solutions;
  • Training; and
  • Regulatory submission assistance.
  • The vision of the OCT is to contribute to the UMMC clinical research enterprise by serving as a trusted central resource for investigators, coordinators, and administrators throughout the clinical trials lifecycle.

The mission of the OCT is to facilitate the efficient activation of clinical studies, create the infrastructure necessary for investigator-initiated studies, and to develop and maintain partnerships with study sponsors, with the objective of attracting high-impact trials to UMMC.