Clinical Research Office

The Clinical Research Office at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville was created in 2020 to enhance clinical research activity on the UF Health Jacksonville campus.

The office’s mission is to foster patient accessibility, engagement and satisfaction in clinical research by partnering with departments and investigators to rapidly identify and efficiently execute clinical studies.

Key features include:

  • High-quality experience for research participants.
  • Clear, efficient communication with investigators and sponosors.
  • A hybrid model of in-person and virtual capabilities.
  • Financial accountability and sustainability.

For investigators, the office provides management and support that includes:

  • Study initiation
  • Regulatory budget negotiations
  • Personnel support
  • Recruitment strategies
  • Study implementation
  • Financial management
  • Business development

For the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, the office increases the volume and efficiency of sponsored clinical research studies by:

  • Using patient-engagement platforms to provide convenient resources and tools for a seamless and paperless clinical trial workflow.
  • Offering harmonized operating procedures, budgeting and negotiation techniques.
  • Implementing a financial management system for improved monitoring and tracking.
  • Establishing new partnerships with industry and federal sponsors, while strengthening relationships with existing sponsors by providing expedient data on our clinical research capabilities, proficient clinical trial operations and high-quality outcomes.

As the "one-stop shop" for comprehensive clinical research services, the Clinical Research Office is a key component of our campus’ enhanced research ecosystem. The office is well-aligned with our institutional mission to advance discovery and improve the health and wellness of the populations we serve.

Resources

Access the following Office of Research Affairs resources designed to support clinical trials and sponsored research:

Upcoming Resources

  • Clinical Research Office Patient Portal
  • Clinical Research Office Sponsor Portal
  • E-Reg platform (TBD)

Contact Us

For more information about the Clinical Research Office at the UF College of Medicine   Jacksonville, email cro@jax.ufl.edu.