Clinical Research Administration is dedicated to supporting, fostering, and ensuring safe, compliant and scientifically valuable patient-oriented clinical research at HSS.
Clinical Research Administration will provide services to facilitate all functions from clinical trial design conception through to a final contract and submission to the IRB, to study execution and closeout.
Clinical Research Administration (CRA) functions as a support team, providing clinical research investigators services including, but not limited to:
CRA is committed to providing exemplary service, oversight, support, and educational training in the conduct of human subjects’ research. As research evolves, CRA too continues to evolve in an effort to accommodate our clinical investigators, making the administrative and regulatory process as seamless as possible and encouraging further research at our institution.
Tzipora Kuba, PhD
Director, Clinical Research Administration
Barbara Bosco, RN, BSN, CCRC
Manager, Clinical Review Panels
IRB Administrative Assistant
Our clinical research managers facilitate project development, contract negotiations and budget development for various studies based on services. Listed below are the managers and their appropriate service areas.
Eileen McCullagh, RN, ONC, CCRC
Manager, Clinical Research Administration
• Foot and Ankle
• Surgical Arthritis
• Skeletal Dysplasias
• Limb Lengthening
• Metabolic Bone
• Pediatric Orthopedics
Celeste Abjornson, PhD
Director, Spinal Research
• Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis
• Adult Spine
Director, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service Research
• Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service
Department of Radiology
Clinical Research Manager, ARJR Service
• Adult Reconstruction & Joint Replacement Division (ARJR)
Denesy Mancenido, CCRP
Assistant Director, Research