Clinical Research

The department of Radiology supports a very active clinical research program overseen by Gary Luker, MD, Associate Chair for Clinical Research. One clinical project manager who dedicates time to pre and post award activities of sponsored trials; grant submissions and regulatory document preparation. 

Current research activities include:

  • Device Trials
  • Core Lab Studies
  • Ultrasound, CT and MRI studies
  • Mammography studies
  • Preventive health studies 

Program Overview

Radiology Research Coordinators are required to be certified through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) as Clinical Research Coordinators (CCRC). BLS and PEERRS certifications are also required.

The staff participates in many educational opportunities including a monthly ACRP Accredited Conference, Brown Bag Series Conferences offered by MICHR, and various research-related courses including IRBMED classes and the new study coordinator workshop offered by MICHR. Staff members are also encouraged to join and participate in professional societies relevant to research or healthcare.

Our combined research experience includes the following Radiology Modalities:

  • CT
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Nuclear Medicine & PET
  • Mammography
  • MRI
  • Special Procedures
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray