Ascension Genesys Research Office

Facilitating High Quality, Internationally Recognized Research That Advances Medical Care For Our Community.

The Ascension Genesys Research Office offers a wide range of clinical trial opportunities, including investigational drug and device studies ranging from Phase II through Phase IV trials. Our team includes:

  • Experienced, certified registered nurses as research coordinators
  • Doctoral research pharmacist
  • Certified institutional review board coordinator
  • Biostatistician
  • Academic coordinator

Together, we promote integrity and quality in the pursuit of the discovery of medical advances and the dissemination of new clinical knowledge. Our physicians take the lead on next generation and cutting-edge discoveries with two decades of experience in conducting multi-site studies and internationally presented research findings.

We provide support for conducting clinical trials across a broad range of specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Pulmonology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Anesthesiology

  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Pain management
  • Genetics
  • Psychology
  • Behavioral medicine
  • Oncology

We advocate for the pursuit of medical advancement with personalized services to our physician investigators and clinical project management, efficient study startup for sponsors, and on behalf of our patients with high standards in the ethical conduct of research.

Research education and training is experiential and ongoing at Ascension Genesys Hospital. Research coordinators provide in-service training to hospital staff, orientation for new employees, and targeted nurse training in the units. The research director conducts quarterly research rounds that are resident specific to their program year and provides instruction on all aspects of the research experience. The director also provides consultation on critical appraisal to medical students and integrates evidence-based medicine education into each journal club.

Consultations for specific needs are always available including power calculation and sample size determination, plan of analysis formulation, manuscript formatting, and publication submission.

Research training is also provided for: 

  • IRB submission
  • Human protections
  • Consent process
  • Study design

  • Statistics
  • Poster creation
  • Presentation skills 
Ongoing education to resident and faculty physicians, medical students and nurses is provided through grand rounds, consultations, journal clubs and orientations for: 

  • Research processes
  • Research mentorship
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Study design

  • Statistics
  • Mastering research methodologies
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Evaluating research findings in the clinical setting

Research at Ascension Genesys Hospital is integrated into the entire hospital system with targeted and on-time training unique to each study. We provide the necessary training to create a cohesive team for conducting every study, whether clinical trial or academic study. Ancillary areas and hospital service line departments are partners in the Ascension Genesys research experience.

For more information, contact the Office of Research at phone: 810-606-7722.

Ascension Genesys Hospital
Office of Research, Suite 2452

One Genesys Parkway
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
T: 810-606-7722