Research Education

Purpose

The CHRISTUS Health Office of Human Subjects Research Protection Program is excited to offer ongoing education to support safe, and high quality care to CHRISTUS research subjects, fulfill our obligations under the CHRISTUS Federal Wide Assurance, and other federal regulatory guidance, and to assist members of the CHRISTUS research community in honing their GCP skills. FY2020 Brochure

FY2020 Research
Education Brochure

Statement of Commitment

“In order to fulfill our unwavering commitment for ensuring high quality standards towards human research subject protections at CHRISTUS Health, it is vital for us to offer a comprehensive, ongoing, in-house Research Education Program.  The components of our Research Education Program provides training in Good Clinical Practice (GCP), consistent with the principles of the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) E6 (R2). This program is required and available to all investigators and research personnel involved in the conduct, oversight, and/or management of research studies approved by CHRISTUS Health IRB, and other approved external IRBs.”

-Pukar Ratti, MSChE, MSHCM, CIM, CCRP, FACMPE
System Director of Research & Institutional Official

  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Lecture Series (for all researchers)
  • CITI Training ( for all researchers)
  • Clinical Research Methodology (CRM) Course (for medical residents and fellows)
  • Annual IRB Conference (for IRB members and staff)
  • Other Training & Services
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