Children's Hospital Colorado

Investigator Resources from the Colorado Child Health Research Institute

The Colorado Child Health Research Institute is a research partnership between Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. This campus-wide partnership enables collaboration among more than 500 physician scientists, PhDs, nurse scientists and other investigators making research discoveries that are changing the future of child health.

The institute acts as an administrative, scientific and operational home for child health research, supporting infrastructure for this work at Children’s Colorado and across the medical campus. It has eight major functions: Research strategy and administration, research operations administration, research education, regulatory affairs, research business services, internal grant awards, clinical research contracting and research informatics and data science. The Colorado Child Health Research Institute works with research teams from dozens of specialties, programs and centers on campus, touching all aspects of child health.

Resources for research investigators can be found on the Children's Hospital Colorado intranet. Please visit our internal hospital website for information on:

If you don't have access to the Children's Colorado intranet or you'd like more information about our research, please email

Research staff

The clinical research staff provides a centralized organization of resources that offers pediatric investigators and sponsors a full complement of clinical research services and training opportunities in a way that avoids redundancy, inter-organizational competition, and maximizes efficiency and cost effectiveness.


The clinical research team works with multiple internal and external partners and stakeholders in order to maximize the strengths and expertise across the research community and build a cutting edge center for clinical research at Children's Colorado. Partners include:

  • Children's Colorado internal teams, including: Clinical Application Systems (CAS), Clinical Translational Research Center, Investigational Drug Services, Neurodevelopmental Research Core (NDRC), Office of Research Services (ORS), Post-Award Finance, Research Compliance and Research Informatics
  • Colorado Clinical Translational Sciences Institute
  • Clinical Research Support Center
  • Colorado Prevention Center
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board
  • Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB)
  • Multiple sponsors and funding agencies

Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) Office Hours

The Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) holds weekly online office hours Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. A Pediatric Specialist is available every week, and a Pediatric Chair is available on the second Monday of each month.

A link to register for office hours can be found on COMIRB’s website.

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