Clinical Research Units

UTHealth CRU at Memorial Hermann-TMC, Houston

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Memorial Hermann-TMC
6411 Fannin St., Robertson Pavilion 352
Houston, Tx 77030

PHONE:  713-704-4137

NEWSLETTER!

Director:  Michael Fallon, MD photo of UTHealth CRU Staff
Michael.B.Fallon@uth.tmc.edu

Nurse Manager: Kathy Franco, RN, BSN,CCRC
Kathy.D.Franco@uth.tmc.edu

Assistant Nurse Manager: Theresa Dancsak, RN,MSN
Theresa.Dancsak@uth.tmc.edu

Administrative Services Officer I:  Cristina Dyke, BA
Myriam.C.Dyke@uth.tmc.edu

Lab Manager:  Monika Ruscheinsky, MS,CPhT
Monika.ruscheinsky@uth.tmc.edu

The CRU Top Notch Team

  • 8 clinical research nurses
  • 3 experienced study coordinators
  • 2 lab specialists and
  • 3 administrative members

All of our staff members work closely together, combining their expertise to offer you the best possible clinical research support services following the principles of Good Clinical Practices (GCP).

Best Research Support Services in the Texas Medical Center 

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  • 6 outpatient and 4 inpatient rooms 
  • Scheduling diagnostic tests and procedures
  • A chart room, and a physician charting area
  • Consulting support in early stages of protocol development
  • In-patient and out-patient clinic space
  • Nursing and/or coordinator services
  • Regulatory monitoring
  • Lab services including cell reconstitution and Nitrogen storage

Research training

CRU staff can be sent to clinical areas in
the hospital such as the ICUs, ER, ORs,
clinical units, ambulatory clinics or diagnostic facilities such as imaging suites.

Administrative services also include budget development, parking validation,
meal tickets, and Petty Cash services. 
Fees vary based upon protocol needs. 

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To Get Started Working with the CRU...

  1. Indicate your intention to use the CRU on your UT CPHS iRIS Submission
  2. Complete the CRU Budget Template and send with a copy of your protocol to Kathy.D.Franco@uth.tmc.edu.

Once you are enrolling patients through the CRU...


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Memorial Hermann-TMC

6411 Fannin St., RPV 314
Houston, Tx 77030
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PHONE:  713-704-4137

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1515 Holcombe Blvd - Unit 367
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PHONE: 713-563-0359

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5656 Kelley Street
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Chief of Staff Office, 1D 02
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800 West Jefferson St. , Edelstein Building, Suite 230
Brownsville, Texas 78520
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PHONE:  956-882-6677

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 CLINICAL TRIALS RESOURCE CENTER | BERD | REDCap
COMMITTEE FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS | ANIMAL RESEARCH | ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY | CORE LABORATORIES | SPONSORED PROJECTS | TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
OFFICE OF RESEARCH