Mission & Values


The Office of Research Administration within the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) provides concierge-level service to all UAHS investigators in support of research pre- and post-award activities, including sponsored project application submission, contract negotiation, clinical trials, and compliance support.

In providing a centralized consortium of research administration professionals, the Office is a one-stop shop for interactions with sponsors and central campus administrative units including the Sponsored Projects Services, Office of Contracting & Research Services, and the IRB. 


Our Values define and reflect our people, our approach, and work product:


  • Anticipate, respond, and meet needs of the research community in a timely fashion.
  • The research community is comprised of internal investigators, our institution and central units, and external sponsors.


  • Assess and negotiate needs of stakeholders through effective communication.
  • Standardized practices to provide uniform service.


  • Find new ways to inspire and develop effective, viable solutions.


  • Accessible source of reliable information appropriate for our audiences.


  • Listen to needs of research community.
  • Make and implement decisions and assess their outcomes.


  • Promote an environment that balances and protects the best interests of the research community.
  • Respect for all persons.


  • Maximization of the sponsored research portfolio at UAHS.