Tool description

This tool will help you determine where to go to activate your clinical research study at USC, including contracting offices, review committees, and ancillary services. Based on your answers to basic questions (type of funding, study location), it displays the primary units and systems you can expect to interact with on the road to study activation. Note: there may be exceptions, depending on your specific circumstances.

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Contact information

Allison Orechwa
Director, Programmatic Development


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Clinical Research Coordinators

Experienced fee-for-service clinical research coordinators for hire who provide study-related services.

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Budget Development Support

Obtain accurate and timely advice on budget preparation for investigator-initiated human studies, especially federal grant applications. 

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NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.