Clinical Research

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Anesthesia Innovative Research Core (AirCore)

The Anesthesia Innovative Research Core (AIRCore) has established a core of study coordinators to assist investigators who do not have the resources or desire to hire and manage their own research staff. The coordinators (some of whom are RNs) provide “full service” support in many areas.

Coordinator Support Areas

  • Assistance with budgeting and negotiation with sponsors
  • Preparation of IRB applications and informed consent documents
  • Subject recruitment
  • Project coordination
  • Management of data and report forms
  • Departmental and Industry-Sponsored Research


Coordinator Training


  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Research ethics
  • Standard clinical research IRB
  • I-cart Epic Resource
  • RedCap