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Setting Up Your Award

Industry sponsored funding

The Clinical Research Administration process helps you set up your industry-sponsored award through:

1. Contract negotiation of legal terms with the Rush Office of Legal Affairs, including, but not limited to:

  • Confidentiality disclosure agreements
  • Clinical trial agreements
  • Subaward agreements for clinical trials
  • Service agreements for research
  • Registry agreements
  • Data-use agreements
  • Material-transfer agreements
  • Research consulting agreements
  • Amendments

2. Clinical research core support, such as:

  • application support
  • Quarterly new-hire training sessions
  • Monthly continuing education sessions
  • Regulatory coordinator support
  • Research nursing support
  • Research coordinator support
  • Synchronization of protocol-related documents prior to contract execution

3. Clinical trial management system (CTMS) support through OnCore (a relational database used to support key startup activities and subject management within research), including:

  • System training
  • Upgrades, enhancements and troubleshooting
  • Vendor liaisons
  • Reporting
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Federally funded grants and contracts

Sponsored Programs Administration can help you set up your National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other federally funded award through:

  1. Assistance in interpreting, negotiating and accepting grants
  2. Preparing and negotiating subawards for collaborative research
  3. Requesting activity setup

Contact us

Sponsored Programs Administration

Jennifer Garcia
Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
Phone: (312) 942-3554

Yvonne Harris
Manager of Grants and Subawards
Phone: (312) 563-1990

Jennifer Stadler
Grant and Subaward Specialist II
Phone: (312) 563-1989