Research Proposal/Protocol Design | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Regional Resources

Clinical Research Institute (CRI). Details of the spectrum of CRI support services and the procedures associated with the use of these services are outlined under Frequently asked Questions at: 


1. Submit a work order to the CRI, available at:

2. After contact is made with the CRI, submit a draft of your proposal/protocol.

When creating a draft, follow the CRI-designed protocol format, downloadable from the web of Investigator-Initiated Forms at:

CRI staff can also provide help with experimental design, statistical methods, and power analysis.

On-Campus Resources

Contact Lavi Oud, MD, (Department of Internal Medicine, Room 3141) by emailing to set a meeting to discuss basic ideas/concepts/possible methodological approaches (i.e., experimental/study design, sample size and power calculations, and statistical methods) and feasibility considerations.