Non-Georgetown Researchers

If you are an investigator located at another MedStar hospital and wish to enroll patients into your trial at Georgetown University Hospital, you need to work with the following Georgetown Offices:

IRB Office

Please contact Kristen Katopol (Director) at 202-687-0328 or for information about any GU-IRB submissions that might be required prior to beginning enrollment at Georgetown.  

  • Should an GU-IRB submission to the eRIC system be required and for information about the IRB review schedule, please visit the IRB website.
  • Note that if your trial is an Oncology Trial, you should make use of the Joint GU-MedStar Oncology IRB. Information about the use of this IRB can also be obtained from the IRB website.

Office of Sponsored Research

Contact Trudy Bright (Deputy Director) at 202-687-1227 to determine what contracting requirements will be required for your study

Clinical Trials Office

Please contact the CTO at for assistance with a cost analysis related to conducting the study at Georgetown University Hospital, and to discuss invoicing processes.

Other Georgetown Departments

Refer to the “Additional Departments” section of the New Trial Startup section

For any questions concerning this process, please contact the CTO at