Academy for Research Professionals


Since 2016, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science has been offering the Academy for Research Professionals three times a year to educate research coordinators and other staff about clinical research at the University of Iowa

The workshop has been conducted both in-person and online, providing a basic framework of the roles and responsibilities of the research coordinator, the regulatory policy requirements for appropriate conduct of clinical research at the University of Iowa, and tools to assist coordinators to successfully perform their role. 

Session topics include:

IRB Overview

Informed Consent

HRPP Committees

Conflict of Interest in Research

Budgeting, Policy on Documentation of Patient Participation, ICON Requirement and I-CART

Data Sharing

Division of Sponsored Programs

Research Billing

Biomedical Informatics Clinical Research Resources


Data Security

Subject Safety

EPIC Tools for Clinical Research PRS