18 Mar Adult Translational Research Unit Operational & Service Updates
CTSI administration has been working with A-TRU staff towards restructuring its operations to increase available resources for investigators and to enhance your experience the team and their service offerings.
The A-TRU team has grown to 11 staff members with a dedicated Medical Director, Administrator, Nurse Manager, Bionutrition Manager, and Lab Supervisor to support all of your administrative and clinical research needs.
Extended Hours of Service
The A-TRU now offers the following extended hours of service.
- Regular Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
- Evening Hours, by appointment only: Monday – Friday 5:00pm – 8:00pm
- Weekend Hours, by appointment only: Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 5:00pm
A-TRU is scheduled to undergo some remodeling in the coming months to improve space utilization. More updates on this will be shared in the future.
The A-TRU has created a master Delegation of Authority (DoA) log, which lists each staff member and tasks that may be delegated to them. This can be quickly customized to each study. The A-TRU has also created a Training Statement along with Training and Certification Chart to track the training and competencies of staff. These forms, along with a DoA Standard of Practice (SOP), are now available to all study teams.
Updated Billing Structure, Effective July 1, 2020
An updated billing structure was approved by MCW’s Controller’s office, and will be effective July 1, 2020. This was discussed with users through three town hall meetings – January 27, 2020, Feb 10, 2020, and February 11, 2020 – and is available by request.
For more information, feel free to contact A-TRU with the following phone numbers and email addresses.
Shankar Srinivasan, Administrative Director
Phone: 414-805-7235 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org