James (Jim) C. Hutson, Ph.D.
Interim Senior Vice President for Research
About the Office
The emerging research mission, besides its educational and clinical mission, of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is to leverage its unique structure and settings to acquire new knowledge in the area of human health; to develop new technologies to better diagnose and treat human disease; and to build mutually profitable partnerships between universities, government, private industry, philanthropic organizations and others; to better serve West Texas and the nation.
The Office of Research is divided into the following areas:
- Division of Clinical Research
- Human Research Protection Office
- IRB Administration
- Research Compliance
- Laboratory Animal Research Center
- Office of Sponsored Programs
- Office of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property
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TTUHSC is a component of the Texas Tech University System. The President of TTUHSC reports to the Chancellor, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the System. The Chancellor and the President are responsible to the Texas Tech University Board of Regents, which sets overall policy for the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech University, and TTUHSC.