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The RMATRIX Participant and Clinical Resources (PCR) Key Function is a centralized research infrastructure designed to facilitate and support clinical and translational research in Hawai’i’s The PCR integrates 3 clinical sites and community clinics spanning the island of Oahu and provides an array of services for researchers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Hawai’i’s people.

PCR resources are essential to the innovative research focused on the RMATRIX health initiatives, and include:

  • Research Coordinator Core (RCC)
  • Research Nurses
  • Clinical Coordinators
  • Study Coordinators
  • Research Assistants
  • 3 Clinical Sites
  • Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children
  • The Queen’s Medical Center, and
  • John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Laboratory Facilities
  • State-of-the-art Research Equipment
  • GE iDXA
  • Life Measurement PeaPod

The PCR prides itself in providing an array of highly specialized, customizable services and experienced research staff dedicated to assist research teams in implementing their protocols. Services include:

  • Participation in protocol development activities
  • Feasibility consults to assure appropriate enrollment target, level of staffing, skill and expertise of personnel, resource availability and adequate funding
  • Full scope of project management support
  • Proficient recruitment and enrollment strategies
  • Precise collection of data
  • Accurate data input and database management
  • Secure maintenance and transfer of data and records
  • Consistency in specimen processing
  • Exemplary participant care
  • Proactive regulatory and compliance monitoring throughout the study period

PCR staff exemplifies sound judgment and principles of Good Clinical Practice and Responsible Conduct of Research, prioritizing the ethical conduct of research and participant safety throughout their practice.

For more information on PCR services and support, please contact Sara Murakami

People
Shikuma, Cecilia MD

HEALTH Initiative Leader - Aging and Neurocognitive Health
Key Function Co-Director - Participant & Clinical Resources
Professor, Department of Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine

808.737.2751
shikuma@hawaii.edu
[JABSOM Directory]

Seto, Todd MD

Associate Program Director, RMATRIX
Key Function Director - Collaborations and Partnerships
Key Function Co-Director - Participant and Clinical Resources
HEALTH Initiative Leader - Cardiovascular Health
RMATRIX Scientific Subcommittee
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Expertise: Health Services Research, Outcomes Research, Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Cardiovascular Disease

808.585.5439
tseto@queens.org
[JABSOM Directory]


Links

Links For Research Participants

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/about/ohrpfactsheet.htm
http://www.fda.gov/oashi/clinicaltrials/default.htm

People
Shikuma, Cecilia MD

HEALTH Initiative Leader - Aging and Neurocognitive Health
Key Function Co-Director - Participant & Clinical Resources
Professor, Department of Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine

808.737.2751
shikuma@hawaii.edu
[JABSOM Directory]

Email: shikuma [at] hawaii.edu
Seto, Todd MD

Associate Program Director, RMATRIX
Key Function Director - Collaborations and Partnerships
Key Function Co-Director - Participant and Clinical Resources
HEALTH Initiative Leader - Cardiovascular Health
RMATRIX Scientific Subcommittee
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Expertise: Health Services Research, Outcomes Research, Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Cardiovascular Disease

808.585.5439
tseto@queens.org
[JABSOM Directory]

Email: tseto [at] queens.org

Projects Supported

Supported Emerging Investigators and Pilot Project PIs

Yi Zuo (PI); Charles Neal (Co-PI) Effect of Corticosteroids on Pulmonary Surfactant of Premature Newborns

People
Shikuma, Cecilia MD

HEALTH Initiative Leader - Aging and Neurocognitive Health
Key Function Co-Director - Participant & Clinical Resources
Professor, Department of Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine

808.737.2751
shikuma@hawaii.edu
[JABSOM Directory]

Email: shikuma [at] hawaii.edu
Seto, Todd MD

Associate Program Director, RMATRIX
Key Function Director - Collaborations and Partnerships
Key Function Co-Director - Participant and Clinical Resources
HEALTH Initiative Leader - Cardiovascular Health
RMATRIX Scientific Subcommittee
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Expertise: Health Services Research, Outcomes Research, Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Cardiovascular Disease

808.585.5439
tseto@queens.org
[JABSOM Directory]

Email: tseto [at] queens.org

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People
Shikuma, Cecilia MD

HEALTH Initiative Leader - Aging and Neurocognitive Health
Key Function Co-Director - Participant & Clinical Resources
Professor, Department of Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine

808.737.2751
shikuma@hawaii.edu
[JABSOM Directory]

Email: shikuma [at] hawaii.edu
Seto, Todd MD

Associate Program Director, RMATRIX
Key Function Director - Collaborations and Partnerships
Key Function Co-Director - Participant and Clinical Resources
HEALTH Initiative Leader - Cardiovascular Health
RMATRIX Scientific Subcommittee
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Expertise: Health Services Research, Outcomes Research, Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Cardiovascular Disease

808.585.5439
tseto@queens.org
[JABSOM Directory]

Email: tseto [at] queens.org

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