Division of Clinical & Translational Sciences

Services we provide:


Clinical Trials Office

The Clinical Trials Office provides oversight and management of clinical studies.  Some of the services include:

  • Research Study Initiation Processes – Coordination of CDA, DUA, MTA, CTA, Feasibility and Site Questionnaires, etc.
  • Compliance Approval Preparation - IRB, Biosafety, Chemical Safety,  Radiation Safety, etc.
  • Conduct of Clinical Trials - Recruitment, consenting, study conduct, study procedures (as appropriate), CRF completion, response to sponsor queries, and storage/distribution of specimens.

Contact CTSCTO@augusta.edu; 706-721-0193.


Research Development Services

Research Development Services provides:

  • Medical Center Services - Medicare Cost Analysis and Approval, Billing Analysis, and approval of use of Hospital Ancillary Services (i.e., Radiology, Pathology, etc.)
  •  Clinical Data Services - Approval and access to Hospital records and databases for research purposes.

Contact CTSRDS@augusta.edu; 706-721-6247.



The On-line Collaborative Research Environment (OnCore) is Augusta University's enterprise  web-based clinical research management system (CRMS).  OnCore provides an informatics infrastructure for managing research, including the full range of operational components:

  • Clinical-trial lifecycle management
  • Study participant and safety management
  • Electronic data capture
  • Scientific Review Committee management
  • Biospecimen management
  • Sponsor billing compliance
  • Study budget management
  • Patient registries, and
  • Integration with other enterprise-wide systems.

Contact OnCore@augusta.edu; 706-721-5476.


Research Academy 101

  • Describe the fundamentals and ethical concerns involving research
  • Utilize all resources available at Augusta University to conduct research
  • Develop a process for navigating through the research process at Augusta University

Available - Twice yearly for 5 consecutive mornings

April 24-28, 2017
October 23-27, 2017

 Research Academy 200 Series

  • Identify the specific initiation steps from each unit (i.e. steps for IRB new study submission process)
  • Understand each unit's approval process
  • Identify the expected timeline for submission/notification to approval/acknowledgement for each unit

Research Academy 300 Series

  • Identify the specific requirements for post approval/initiation from each unit
  • Understand specific compliance considerations required by each unit (i.e. Audit Preparation, RDS-Medical Billing Compliance, etc.) 

Research Academy 200 / 300 series schedule

Contact svpresearch@augusta.edu; 706-721-6900