Having an excellent research coordinator is imperative for the success of any clinical study. The CRU Clinical Research Coordinators help principal investigators with everything from IRB approval to study completion.
Coordinator Services include, but are not limited to:
- Pre-proposal study logistics consultation
- Study logistics consultation of implemented studies to improve study efficiencies, accuracies, and/or enrollment and retention
- Consenting visits and study logistics
- Participant recruitment assistance
- IRB Amendments and consent revisions
- Creation of detailed procedure checklists and study kits
- Study recruitment, phone calls (screening & follow-up) and scheduling
- Study visits with blood draw, questionnaires, anthropometrics, Ankle-Brachial Index Test, Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis, Electrocardiogram Test (EKG)
- Community and patient education
- ClinicalTrials.gov registration
- ResearchMatch.org registration
All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSA resources are required to credit the CTSA grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgement and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy. All researchers should cite grant UL1TR000439, as follows: " This publication was made possible by the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic CTSA Grant Number UL1TR000439 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a component of the National Institutes of Health. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of NCATS or NIH."
For more information please visit http://publication.nih.gov/