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Overview of the PRCTRC

PRCTRC Governance

The PRCTRC will establish a centralized administrative structure supporting activities in the three major health education institutions in the Island of Puerto Rico so that faculty, researchers, and administration may maximize the quality and efficiency of multidisciplinary and inter-institutional collaborations and interactions.

Administrative Structure of the PRCTRC
The structure of the PRCTRC program has been established to ensure its compatibility with the proposed mission and to facilitate the integration and collaboration of all participating institutions and programs. The governance structure will consist] of a three-level structure comprising administration and key function activities.The leadership of the PRTCR was selected to incorporate the necessary skills and leadership to ensure the success of the program. In addition, all Co-Program Directors have equivalent responsibilities in their home institutions and are in charge of the development of clinical research.

The program directors team will be assisted by the PRCTRC administrator, Mrs. Ivette Molina, MHSA. The UPR-MSC will provide in-kind funding for a full-time administrative assistant who will report to Mrs. Molina, providing support to her and Co-Program Directors.





The project is supported by grant U54 RR 026139-01A1 (RCMI Clinical and Translational Research award, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus) from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NCRR or NIH.


The Puerto Rico Clinical and Translational Research Consortium is a collaborative project of the the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, Universidad Central del Caribe and Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences.