students on campus
Blood pressure cuff image
Man with hurt wrist receiving care
Margaret Vurgrin Workshop
FDC Academic Socialization
Dr. Haynes CRI Workshop

Patient-Oriented Research

One of the driving factors of the TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute is promoting patient-orientated research. Our office is experienced in conducting Phase I through Phase IV pharmaceutical and device, industry-sponsored, as well as investigator-initiated research protocols. 

Want to help in the advancement of science? Learn how you can make a difference by volunteering in a clinical research study. VOLUNTEER

Education and Training

Conducting research requires knowledge and understanding of the process and the federal regulations involved. The CRI offers a variety of educational programs at multiple experience levels. Some are formally approved courses and electives; others award certificates, however, most include practical application of learned skills. MORE

Services of the Clinical Research Institute

  • Study design: based on statistical considerations from the beginning
  • Data analysis: by a biostatistics/epidemiology group
  • IRB submissions: IRB submission preparation for human study approval
  • Study conduct for in-patient and out-patient projects: recruiting subjects, scheduling appointments, performing procedures (i.e., blood draws), BMD tests, EKGs, etc. and collecting data
  • Dissemination of results

Proposal Review Standards

  • Feasible: adequate subjects and expertise, affordable in terms of time, money and manageable in scope
  • Novel: confirms, refutes or extends previous findings
  • Ethical: acceptable and confidential treatment of subjects
  • Relevant: related to advancing scientific knowledge, clinical and health policy or future research 

Dr. Alan Peiris Retirement Retirement Notice


2019 Student Award Nomination Opened

School of Medicine Faculty (Lubbock, Amarillo, Odessa):

Re: The CRI is seeking nominations for the 2019 Medical Student Award for outstanding scholarship

Criteria for this outstanding award:

a)      must be a medical student at TTUHSC

b)      has worked extensively with the CRI

c)      has presented their work or preferably published manuscript/s and shown evidence of scholarship

Deadline for nominations is July 31, 2019. 

Click here for the nomination form


IRB - Deadline Date

  • August 19, 2019

Writing Center

CRI 2018 Annual Report

Library Services

Library Services-Predatory Publishing Publishing in the Medical Sciences


Central Email