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Clinical Trials Support

Virtual CTO Tour

CTO Organization

The Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) Clinical Trials Office (CTO) is a centralized office that provides comprehensive clinical research support to all HCI clinical investigators conducting cancer clinical trials. The personnel of the CTO facilitates all aspects of clinical research conduct primarily for interventional treatment adult oncology clinical trials.

This centralized infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, support for budget development, patient billing and sponsor invoicing, contracting, regulatory oversight and reporting, internal and external monitoring and auditing support, specimen management, participant recruitment, overall trial coordination and data management.

Clinical Trials Office Leadership

Neeraj Agarwal, MD, FASCO

Senior Director for Clinical Research, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine, University of Utah
Presidential Endowed Chair of Cancer Research, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Director of Genitourinary Oncology Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Director of Center of Investigational Therapeutics, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Cancer Center Bio

Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Utah
HCI Investigator, Gastroenterology

Cancer Center Bio

Jessica Moehle, CCRP

Senior Clinical Research Administrative Director

Leanne Lujan, CCRP

Senior, Associate Director of Operations

Susan Sharry, CCRP

Associate Director of Operations

Cristy Johnston

Associate Director of Laboratory Operations

Julie Ballard

Associate Director of Finance