Clinical Trials Recruitment & Outreach

The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) Clinical Trials Navigator (CTN) offers services to all oncology groups looking for assistance with:

  • Creation of patient accrual programs for all clinical research at UVA
  • Identification of barriers to participation in clinical trials
  • Creation of strategies to eliminate barriers to patient enrollment
  • Development of study specific recruitment plans

For information, email:

Ralph Watson

Ralph Watson
Clinical Trials Navigator
Office of Clinical Research
University of Virginia Cancer Center

Community Collaboration

In addition to these services, the OCR CTN works closely with the Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement Specialist to help promote initiatives to ensure cancer health equity in prevention, early detection, and survivorship with special emphasis on facilitating equitable participation in cancer-related research including clinical trials.