Our Mission and Vision

Mission
The Clinical Research Center's mission is to promote excellence and quality in clinical research methods, to encourage best practices in clinical study implementation, and to empower investigators to conduct high quality independent research.

Vision
To be a state-of-the-art, dynamic, and integrated clinical research center that provides leadership, infrastructure, and resources to support patient-oriented research studies. 

Objective
The objective of the Clinical Research Center is to support, coordinate, and direct sponsored and non-sponsored activities in epidemiological, clinical, behavioral, and outcomes oriented clinical research. The Center enables EMMC providers to pursue independent research by offering, advising, and administering competitive research grants. It also provides services related to IRB submissions, research SOPs, Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (GCP), contract negotiation, budget preparation, administration of grants, developing and maintaining databases, and analyzing research data.

Goal
In the end, the Clinical Research Center seeks to contribute knowledge toward excellent patient care and to discover better healthcare practices.