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The Rebecca Considine Research Institute Services

The Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute is an integrated support system for Akron Children’s staff and trainees engaged in the quest to improve patient care through science. We provide consistent and ongoing support, guidance and resources to help researchers at all levels navigate the research process and keep studies moving forward.

Our support services include:

  • Biostatistics: study design, statistical analysis, sample size calculations and data interpretation
  • Contract administration: preparation, negotiation, review and management
  • Data support: database development, survey design, data entry, Epic data reporting
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Financial Services: budget creation, negotiation and monitoring; study billing
  • Grant administration: proposal planning, submission, award set up and reporting
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB): regulatory and review process support
  • Regulatory compliance: risk analysis, audit program development, document preparation and submission
  • Research credentialing
  • Research nurse and coordinator support
  • Scientific review

If you have questions or would like more information about our services, please contact us.



Clinical Trials: or 330-543-5012

Institutional Review Board: or 330-543-3691

For all other requests and questions, contact us at or 330-543-3193.