Clinical facilities identification

The Clinical Research Support Center helps investigators and study teams find the most appropriate facility for participant visits

Location determination assistance

  • Serves as a liaison between the study teams, the clinical partners (Fairview Health Services, University of Minnesota Physicians, and M Health), and the research units (M Health CRU, LCRU, DCRU, and CSC).
  • Assesses the needs of the study to determine which facilities, equipment and operations are available and best suited for study-specific participant visits.

Additional services

  • Guides and educates study teams on institutional policies and procedures and the capabilities of research units
  • Facilitates meetings with clinics and units to work through the logistics of integrating a study into clinical operations
  • Participates in the CRSC feasibility reviews to provide input on study logistics related to visit locations

Associated fees and funding for services

There are no fees for the investigator, study team, or department for consultations.

Office hours

Contact us to coordinate access to office hours:

  • Available during regular business hours


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