Glossary and Acronyms

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AA Academic Affairs
AC Advisory Committee
ADRC Alzheimer's Disease Researcher Center
ARI AIDS Research Institute
ATCR Advanced Training in Clinical Research
BARMS Business and Risk Management Services
BERD Biostatistics, Ethics, Research Design, a national wikipedia-type initiative to create a collaboratively-edited online 'textbook' for clinical & translational research led by Consultation Services director Mark Pletcher, MD, MPH and PI Clay Johnston, MD, PhD
BFGH Burke Family Global Health
BI Biomedical Informatics
BIRCWH Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
CA Career Advancement
CBPR Community-based Participatory Research
CBE Center for Bioentrepreneurship
CCPH Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
CCTI Center for Clinical & Translational Informatics
CDA Confidentiality Agreement
CE Community Engagement
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CFAR Center for AIDS Research
C&G Contracts & Grants
CHORI Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
CHR Committee on Human Research (also known as IRB or HRPP)
CHRCO Children's Hospital Research Center Oakland
CIRP Clinical Investigator Research Program
Clinical Research Clinical research includes studies in human subjects such as surveys, cross-sectional studies, case series, case-control studies, cohort studies, first-in-human, proof of principle, health services research and all phases of clinical trials.
COI Conflict of Interest
COPC Community-oriented Primary Care
CRC Clinical Research Center (now Clinical Research Services)
CRN Collaborative Research Network
CRS Clinical Research Services (formerly Clinical Research Center)
CS Consultation Services (Formerly BREAD)
CTN Clinical Trial Network
CTSA Clinical & Translational Science Awards
CTSI Clinical & Translational Science Institute
CTST Clinical & Translational Science Training
DCR Designing Clinical Research
DSMB Data and Safety Mentoring Board
DSMP Data and Safety Mentoring Plan
DOR Division of Research
FDA Food and Drug Administration
GH Global Health
GIM General Internal Medicine
HDE Humanitarian Device Exemption
HP Health Policy
HRPP Human Research Protection Program (also known as IRB or CHR)
IACUC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
ICD Industry Contract Division
IDE Investigational Device Exemption
IDR Integrated Date Repository
IND Investigational New Drug
IP Intellectual Property
IRB Institutional Review Board (also known as CHR or HRPP)
ISU Information Service Unit
ITA Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances
ITS Information Technology Services
K AWARD Career Development Award
KP Kaiser Permanente
MDP Mentor Development Program
MRHR Male Reproductive Health Research
MTA Material Transfer Agreement
NCRR National Center for Research Resources
NDA New Drug Application
NIH National Institutes of Health
NSADA Neurological Sciences Academic Development Award
NSR Non-sponsored Research
OAAIS Office of Academic and Administrative Information Systems — replaced by ITS
OCPD Office of Career & Professional Development
OCS Oral & Craniofacial Sciences
OEH&S Office of Environmental Health & Safety
ORU Organized Research Unit
OR Office of Research
OSR Office of Sponsored Research
OTM Office of Technology Management
PACCTR Pathways to Careers in Clinical and Translational Research
PASS Professional & Academic Success Skills Series
PBRN Practice-based Research Network
PCRC Pediatric Clinical Research Center
PD Program Director
PET Planning, Evaluation & Tracking
PUP Pre-Health Undergraduate Program
RAP Resource Allocation Program
R&D Research & Development
REAK Research Evaluation and Allocation Committee
RKS Regulatory Knowledge & Support
RSL Research Software Licensing
SDE Secure Data Environment
SFGH San Francisco General Hospital
SFVAMC San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center
SOM School of Medicine
SOS Strategic Opportunities Support
SR Sponsored Research
T1 "T1 translational research" may include laboratory-based research aimed at clarifying mechanisms of disease; developing measures or markers of disease presence, severity, or improvement; and developing drugs, devices, or interventions to treat disease or to improve health.
T2 "T2 translational research" generally identifies community, patient, physician, and organizational factors that serve as barriers and facilitators to translation; develops novel intervention and implementation strategies to increase translation, such as quality improvement programs or policies; and evaluates the impact of strategies to increase translation of relevant healthy behaviors and processes of care.
TCRC Tenderloin Clinical Research Center
THREDS The Health Records Data Service
TICR Training in Clinical Research
TRANSPERS Translational & Policy Research on Personalized Medicine
UCSF University of California, San Francisco
VA Veteran Affairs
VAMC Veteran Affairs Medical Center
UCB University of California, Berkeley
VH Virtual Home
VP Vice President
WRHR Women's Reproductive Health Research

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