Research Services

Clinical Trials Office Services

  • Phase I-IV
  • Multi-Site Coordination
  • IND/IDE Support
  • Trial Supply Chain Management
  • Budget and contract negotiation
  • Feasibility assessment
  • Consultation services
  • IVRS - phone and web based

Special Populations

  • Neonatal
  • Infant
  • Pediatric
  • Adolescent
  • Developmental Conditions
  • Young Adult
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pre and Post-Menopausal Women
  • Geriatrics
  • Injury Specific Conditions

Protocol Designs

  • Adaptive design
  • Optimal Design
  • Cross-sectional and longitudinal
  • Discordant Phenotype Analysis
  • Experimental/quasi-experimental designs
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Pharmacometric (PK/PD/PG)
  • Randomized
  • Retrospective
  • Qualitative/Quantitative

Data Management

  • Case report forms (CRF) & eCRFdesign
  • Database design
  • Double-data entry and Quality Control
  • Query generation and processing
  • Electronic data integration & transfer
  • Serious AE reconciliation

Modeling and Simulation

  • Efficiency of Clinical Trial Design
  • Clinical Trial Simulation to Predict Outcomes
  • Development, Execution and Data Analysis

Monitoring and Auditing

  • Pre-study site qualification and evaluation
  • Site initiation, interim monitoring and closeout
  • Monitoring plans
  • Identifying and resolving adverse-event issues
  • Quality control and training programs


J. Michael Dean

J. Michael Dean, MD, MBA

Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Professor and Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Clinical Trials Office, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine

Jaci Skidmore

Director, Clinical Research Operations


Phone: 801-587-7514


Research Professionals Grand Rounds

For more information, contact:
Jaci Skidmore