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The Research Administration program of Hartford Healthcare is organized to provide optimal services and oversight for the conduct of medical research at our institutions.

Our goal is to support and facilitate the growth of research and offer our patients access to new and novel treatment options. To that end the department has developed a centralized infrastructure to meet the needs of research investigators across the HHC system.

While the work of each division is distinct, the program functions collaboratively to provide oversight and resources in support of excellence in medical research at Hartford Healthcare. It is our privilege to support our clinicians as they aim to contribute to advances in medicine and improved care for our patients.

Project Support:

Grants Administration

Provide oversight for grant submissions and research contract execution to meet regulatory and policy guidelines, provide financial management of all research projects, assist with budget preparation and accounting procedures, dedicated staff assigned to pre- and post- award management to facilitate appropriate investigator guidance.

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

Provide oversight for the protection of human research subjects in accordance with federal and institutional policies, provides education to the research community on research regulations, provides administrative support to the Institutional Review Board and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, monitors ongoing research studies for compliance with regulations and policies.

Data Management

Create databases, registries and specialized data collection tools to assist investigators with research and quality initiatives, collaborate with HHC administration on balanced scorecard initiatives and other data benchmarking projects as requested.

Proposal Design/Biostatistics

Assist investigators with scientific design of research studies, provide statistical and data analysis for publication and presentation, provide guidance for resident and medical student projects, support the development of external grant applications.

Grant Writer

Provide institutional support to identify research funding opportunities and assist investigators with writing grant applications.

Clinical Research Center

Provide investigators with access to administrative and research coordinator staff to facilitate successful conduct of industry funded and investigator initiated clinical trials.

Pre-Clinical Research Facility

Provide expertise for research studies in advance of their clinical testing stage.