Office of Research

The Office of Research at South Shore Health supports the execution and management of investigator-initiated and sponsor funded clinical research across the hospital in both in-patient and out-patient settings.

With the aim of promoting quality research, the following are an overview of services offered to South Shore Health investigators, sponsors and study teams:

  • Budget preparation, negotiation and maintenance
  • Contract development and data/specimen/collaborative agreements
  • Data collection support
  • Education and training for research staff
  • Liaise with ancillary services and sponsors
  • Quality assurance/quality improvement monitoring
  • Regulatory support and reporting
  • Research coordinator on-going support
  • Site monitoring
  • Source documentation development

Current and recent studies

To view a selection of current and recent studies, please visit our Clinical Research page.

Our centralized office allows for quick turn-around for all project start-up needs. We also offer a full range of research management activities from start up to closure. Please contact us for a full fee schedule.

For a complete list of the services offered through South Shore Health, please visit our Services & Care page.

If you have questions for the Office of Research, please call: Stephanie Smith (781-624-4369).

The Principal Investigator (PI) must be a South Shore Health employee or a member of the Medical Staff with an advanced or terminal degree, or serve as an RN operating within the scope of practice. Students and external collaborators are not eligible to serve as a PI and must designate a PI who meets the required criteria.

If you have questions for the Office of Research, please call: Stephanie Smith (781-624-4369).

Dr. Csikesz presents his clinical research at South Shore Hospital.

2021 Research Day

The Office of Research hosted its second annual Research Symposium on January 6, 2021. The event was held virtually and was live streamed internally due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations to all participants!

Our next research symposium is scheduled for early January, 2022. Check back for updates on the 2022 Research Symposium.
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Current and Recent Studies

The Office of Research supports the execution and management of clinical research, including clinical trials, at South Shore Hospital. Working across nearly all departments, the Office of Research supports both in-patient and out-patient research.

Click the button below to see examples of current and recent studies conducted at South Shore Hospital.

Office of Research News

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South Shore Hospital Collaborates with Boston Children’s Hospital on New COVID-19 Research

South Shore Hospital Collaborates with Boston Children’s Hospital on New COVID-19 Research

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Mobile Integrated Health Brings COVID-19 Clinical Trial to Community Members’ Homes

Mobile Integrated Health Brings COVID-19 Clinical Trial to Community Members’ Homes

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South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members