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Office for Clinical Trials Training

AAHRPP SealThe Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF) established the Clinical Trials Training Office (CTTO) in October, 2002. Its purpose is to provide a centralized office for the guidance and facilitation of the clinical research process. All MMRF and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) clinical researchers and their staff are welcomed and encouraged to use the resources the CTTO provides. There is no charge as MMRF continues to honor its commitment to ethical research practices and the protection of subjects who consent to participate.

Resources for Researchers:

Human Subjects Research Committee

Office of Grants & Contracts

Clinical Research Forms and Policies (including SOPs)


Services of the Clinical Trials Training Office

Services of the CTTO provides are multifaceted and can vary with the specific request of the investigator or staff. Examples of provided services include:




In addition to serving investigators and staff, the CTTO is spearheading the campus effort to become accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc (AAHRPP).

The CTTO is dedicated to meeet the needs of MMRF and HCMC clinical researchers and their staff. Its commitment to research allows the CTTO to provide investigators with the support and training needed to be leaders in clinical research.

Carla A. Erickson, RN, MS, CCRP is the Director of the Clinical Trials Training Office. She may be contacted at 612 873 6341 or by email at cerickson@mmrf.org.