Mission & Vision

The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) will serve to establish Indiana University, its strategic partner, IU Health, and its other research collaborators as a premier enterprise for sponsored clinical trials by:

  • Enhancing the clinical research engagement process
  • Streamlining contracting for industry sponsored clinical trials
  • Optimizing budgeting and study support/facilitation processes
  • Creating an optimal environment and workforce for clinical research
  • Increasing clinical trial participation and the number of clinical trials across the enterprise
  • Engaging key sponsors to enhance our partnerships


Strategic Objectives

The Office of Clinical Research will

  • Develop enterprise-wide approaches (e.g., policies, procedures and tools) to enhance the efficiencies and effectiveness of contracting, budgeting, and study support/facilitation process
  • Enhance the quality of clinical trials conducted across the enterprise
  • Ensure effective education and communication with key partners
  • Identify and monitor enterprise-wide metrics describing the level of ongoing industry sponsored clinical trial activities

Office of Clinical Research

Indiana University

Office of Clinical Research

410 West 10th Street

Suite 1020

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317-278-2546

Email: cto@iu.edu

Kenneth Carlson


Phone: 317-278-2548

Email: khcarlso@iu.edu

David Louden

Associate Director

Phone: 317-962-3554

Email: DLouden@IUHealth.org

Caren Geppert

Associate Director

Phone: 317-274-2012

Email: geppertc@iu.edu

David Goodrich

Assistant Director, Financials

Phone: 317-278-2921

Email: dagoodri@indiana.edu

Marisa King

Clinical Research Contract Officer

Phone: 317-274-5519

Email: marisak@iu.edu

Teal Cracraft

Clinical Research Contract Officer


Phone: 317-278-2110

Email: tacracra@iu.edu

Daniel Littlepage

Clinical Research Contract Coordinator

Phone: 317-278-2546

Email: dlittlep@iu.edu


The OCR provides clinical research infrastructure and support to the research communities of Indiana University and Indiana University Health, Inc. OnCore is a new addition to the support provided under the OCR. It was selected as the tool to assist us in meeting our objectives in conjunction with Cerner PowerTrials:

1)   Promoting patient safety,

2)   Facilitating recruitment, and

3)   Enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of managing clinical trials across the research enterprise.

Office of Clinical Research—OnCore

Indiana University

Office of Clinical Research—OnCore

410 West 10th Street

Suite 1000

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Email: oncore@indianactsi.org

Lindsay Mann

OnCore Enterprise Manager

Phone: 317-278-6638
Email: limann@iupui.edu

Debra Broach

OnCore Financial Manager

Phone: 317-962-3554

Email: dbroach@IUHealth.org

Christina Beard

OnCore Application Coordinator

Phone: 317-274-7906

Email: cmbeard@iupui.edu

Marco Rankin

OnCore Enterprise Specialist

Phone: 317-278-2871

Email: rankinma@iupui.edu