Network for Clinical Research, Training and Community Engagement (NCRT-CE)

Welcome to the Network for Clinical Research, Training and Community Engagement! The NCRT-CE is a team of clinical research professionals who bring our diverse expertise to assist you with your research endeavors. Our team is here to help you with your human subjects research and clinical trial needs.

Supported in part by the UF-FSU Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), the NCRT-CE provides all levels of investigators with a range of services, resources, and guidance to assist with the design and implementation of clinical and health research protocols. The multidisciplinary backgrounds of the NCRT-CE team translate into diverse research expertise including public health, qualitative, clinical, and community-engaged research.

The NCRT-CE provides assistance to all College of Medicine (CoM) faculty, staff, and students as well as CTSA-supported project teams from other FSU colleges.

Our support services include:

  • Grant proposal development (CoM faculty only)
  • Protocol review & feasibility assessment
  • Navigating research regulations
  • IRB applications/submissions
  • Study implementation planning – including research site recruitment, workflow integration, and developing processes for data collection, documentation, and monitoring
  • Subject recruitment strategies
  • Data management and software tools (REDCap, Qualtrics)

To request our assistance, please submit an NCRT-CE Support Request Form. A member of our team will contact you. General questions may be directed to

For clinical research support needs outside the CTSA initiative, please contact the FSU Office for Clinical Research Advancement (OCRA) at

For assistance with advanced statistical study design, data analysis or information on the OneFlorida Data Trust, please contact the Biostatistics, Informatics and Research Design (BIRD) Program.

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