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The Clinical Research Institute


To facilitate the conduct of clinical, epidemiologic, and educational research in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and affiliated institutions; to provide training in the conduct of clinical research and promote development of a research culture.


To improve the quality of healthcare in Texas and beyond through clinical, epidemiologic, and educational research activities

  • Provide formalized clinical research education for faculty and trainees
  • Promote studies that involve interactions among the schools and disciplines within each school and the HSC.
  • Obtain epidemiologic information critical to understanding health problems in the region.

"Three basic principles, among those generally accepted in our cultural tradition, are particularly relevant to the ethic of research involving human subjects: the principles of respect for persons, beneficence and justice." 

~Belmont Report 1979