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Office of Research Quality Assurance

About Us


Promote regulatory compliance to ensure the protection of the rights, welfare, and safety of research subjects and University personnel through implementation of a Quality Management Plan.


  • Conduct audits with the goal of process improvement and education
    • Not-for-cause audits can be requested by the study team for process review or in preparation for a possible outside audit
  • Develop institutional standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the conduct of clinical research or other human subjects research
  • Conduct quality initiation meetings at study start-up to ensure processes are in place for compliant research at study initiation
  • Provide education and training to the clinical research community
  • Consult with study teams to assist with quality protocol development
  • Support the Lombardi Cancer Center Data and Safety Monitoring Committee

Contact Us

Main Email Contact for ORQA:
LCCC DSMC Contact:

To request an audit, please complete the ORQA Audit Request Form.
To request a quality initiation meeting, please complete the Quality Initiation Meeting Request Form.

ORQA is offering Virtual Office Hours (VOH). VOH provides an opportunity to meet one-on-one for your quality assurance question.  

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