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The Clinical Trials Office offers financial support for clinical trials from initial review to study closeout. Financial services offered by the CTO include:

  • Budget Development for single and multi-site clinical trials
    • Detailed protocol review
    • Internal study review
    • CMS coverage analysis
    • Protocol billing grid
    • Cost analysis
  • Budget Negotiation
    • Budget and payment terms negotiation with sponsors
  • Pre-award
    • Document summary sheet (DSS) preparation
    • Preliminary project setup with Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) and Grants and Contracts Accounting (GCA)
  • Post-award
    • Full project set up with OSP and GCA
    • Internal budget summary preparation and submission
    • Conduct proper account close-out procedures including historical analysis of actual revenue vs. expense
  • Budget Renegotiation
    • Identify new budgetary constraints and renegotiate when needed
  • Project reconciliation
    • Reconcile earned revenue against contracted deliverables and milestones
    • Timely and properly invoice sponsors
    • Monitor and reconcile cash collections and accounts receivable
    • Manage vendor payments and monitor expenses
    • Regularly monitor study account balances and provide monthly reports to PIs
  • Billing and Financial Compliance
    • uTRAC setup, activation and study record maintenance
    • Primary Children's Hospital (PCH) institutional account set up
    • Timely report pertinent information to PCH
    • Validate payment methods
    • Monitor unallowable expenses and restricted payment categories


J. Michael Dean, MD, MBA

Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Vice Chairman for Research
Department of Pediatrics
Director, Clinical Trials Office
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care
University of Utah School of Medicine

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Phone: 801-587-7514