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Clinical Research Support Office
Promotes best practices, standardized processes and professional development in the School of Medicine.

The CRSO serves as a central point of contact with the SOM for information of clinical research processes, roles, and responsibilities, disseminates SOM SOPs and training opportunities for SOM personnel, and develops tools to support essential research activities.
Clinical Trials Quality Assurance
Supports investigators in ensuring their trials are conducted in accordance with federal, state, and institutional regulations.

The CTQA  assists with setting up systems and processes to ensure regulatory requirements are met, do “friendly reviews” to check for compliance, assists with federal audits, and also completes post-approval reviews of UNC-CH human subjects research.
Conflict of Interest Office
Implements policies and processes related to conflict of interest.

Epic Training Team
Supports investigators and staff through Epic electronic medical record system training.
Finance and Research Support Team
Provides financial services to SOM research staff.

Finance and Research Support Team Contacts
ITS Help Desk Network of Research Professionals
A peer group open to all research personnel on campus to help increase awareness and communication of research best practices.

Visit the NRP Website
North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute
A grant-funded institute that educates, funds, connects, and supports researchers at UNC-CH and across the USA.

Office of Clinical Trials
Helps investigators ensure compliance with federal, state, and institutional requirements.

Office of Human Research Ethics
Responsible for the ethical and regulatory oversight of research at UNC-Chapel Hill.


Questions about reliance agreements, commercial IRBs, single IRB, Smart IRB, and Independent Investigators:

Questions about reporting safety events or compliance matters:

IRB Training Requirements:

Technical Questions about Online Submission:

Office of Research Support and Compliance
Serves to enable research at the UNC Healthcare Network Entities.

Questions about new research projects:

UNC Health Collaboration Survey (must be completed to initiate the approval process for working at network entity sites)
Office of Sponsored Research
Provides leadership and expertise in research administration.


Requests concerning invoicing or financial reports for sponsored projects:

Requests for final invention statements (FIS):

Questions concerning budget overrides, F&A adjustments, escalation of issues within OSR and other sponsored project assistance:  ServiceNow 

Inquiries for Research Service Centers:

Effort certification questions:

Office of UNC Lineberger Sponsored Clinical Research
Helps Lineberger Principal Investigators with INDs, protocol development, and data managment.

Meet the Office of UNC Lineberger Sponsored Clinical Research 
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
Oversees, develops, and supports UNC-Chapel Hill’s research enterprise.

Research Coordination and Management Unit
Provides professional, experienced study coordinators and project managers at an hourly recharge rate.

RCMU services can be utilized to perform project management, assist with specific study components, or fill in for regular research staff.
Scientific Review Committee
Evaluates the scientific merit and integrity of UNC-Chapel Hill research studies.

The SRC reviews protocols and provides feedback to key study personnel to help identify potential scientific, statistical, and logistical issues.
Subject Injury Language Inquiries
Where to obtain UNC-Chapel Hill subject injury language for informed consent documents.