Our Mission 

The mission of the Research Support Services office is to assist investigators in navigating the complex human research process at Vanderbilt University.  Research Services Consultants, experienced professionals in conducting research or Institutional Review Board activities, provide guidance in the following areas:

  • Study organization
  • IRB navigation
  • Training
  • Protocol development
  • Preparation of study related documents
  • Funding and contractual agreements
  • Overall program advisory (IMPACTT)

Research Services Consultants (RSC) are available to provide individualized consultation, by telephone, email or in person on a variety of research related topics.