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
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
"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