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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Clinical Research Support

The Office of the Clinical Director provides administrative research support through these entities:

  1. Human Subjects Protection Unit: Ensures that adequate protections are in place for NIMH intramural inpatient research participants and other selected NIMH research participants.
  2. Office of Patient Safety and Quality: This office coordinates NIMH’s activities supporting patient safety and quality and interfaces with similar NIH Clinical Center efforts.
  3. Office of Regulatory Oversight :The office provides assistance with protocol navigation and ongoing monitoring of studies for regulatory compliance.
  4. Marketing and Community Relations Unit: Provides patient recruitment support and materials for NIMH IRP clinical trials.