Office of Clinical Research (OCR), Health Sciences

About OCR

The Office of Clinical Research, Health Sciences was started in 2001 to promote clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh and its affiliated institutions by providing research-related resources for volunteers, sponsors, investigators and research staff.    

OCR applied for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) in early 2006 and was awarded on September 30, 2006 as one of the first 12 CTSA awardees, launching the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Pittsburgh.