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Office of Clinical Research (OCR)


The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) provides institute-wide coordination and oversight of NIMH-funded clinical research studies and provides strategic guidance and recommendations to NIMH leadership about initiatives in clinical research. The Office of Clinical Research encompasses the areas of human subject protection, data and safety monitoring, operations, biostatistics, recruitment monitoring, compliance, data sharing, and certificates of confidentiality. The Office of Clinical Research provides consultations to program staff and principle investigators, provides education about clinical trials oversight, and serves as a liaison between NIMH and other NIH Institutes/Centers as well as other Federal agencies such as the FDA.

NIMH Clinical Research Guidance and Policies


Anna E. Ordóñez, M.D., M.A.S.
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