PHMC's Research and Evaluation Group offers a broad range of services related to health services research, evaluation and assessment.The program areas and population groups we study reflect a broad-based public health interest and perspective.

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The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) is an administrative operation serving all of PHMC and its affiliates whenever research studies must comply with federal regulations. The mission of ORC is to ensure institutional compliance, promote ethical research practice, and safeguard PHMC’s clients and patients in research. ORC’s functions include operating two Institutional Review Boards (one general board and one specialized board in addictions/behavioral health) and a Data & Safety Monitoring Board. In addition, ORC staff reviews and manages Financial Conflicts of Interest; ensures compliance on research grant applications, contracts, and MOUs; advises investigators on human research ethics and HIPAA for research; and conducts trainings on human subject protections.
Treatment Research Institute (TRI) has joined the Research and Evaluation Group at Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC).

For the past 25 years, TRI has been recognized as a leader in the field of addition research and evaluation and has developed several of the most widely utilized substances assessments in the world. By combining research with commerce and communication, TRI has always strived to influence public awareness of, and a demand for, science-informed alternatives to outdated practices and policies – and will continue to do so in the future.

By joining the Research and Evaluation Group at PHMC, the team will expand its expertise in a critical area of public health – applying research to improve substance use disorder policies and programs.
For more information, visit the TRI website.