Participant and Clinical Interactions

Mission and Goals 

The Participant and Clinical Interactions Program houses two Clinical Research Units, a Clinical Trials Office, the Human Research Protection Program (including the IRB), and the administration of shared services. The program aims to:

  • Connect study teams with institutional resources to ensure high-quality and efficient research.
  • Provide exceptional facilities and resources to promote rigorous, reproducible, safe, and efficient research.
  • Provide education and training to ensure that studies follow principles of Good Clinical Practice.


Jamy Ard, MD
Program Leader