UTSW Aston Core U9 - Office of Clinical Research

Overview of Services

The Aston Clinical Research Core at UT Southwestern’s for the Office of Clinical Research is an institutional resource for investigators designed to support the safe and ethical conduct of research while enhancing the research experience for study participants. The Aston Core provides a set of standard, cost-effective services to supplement resources provided through investigators' own departments and clinics.

The Aston Core staff is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and employing best practices for research procedures to ensure each protocol is managed efficiently and accurately. Overall, the Aston Core strives to be the gold standard of research on campus, providing high-quality, cost-effective research resources and services that facilitate superior translational research outcomes.


Services offered by the Aston Core include:

Services offered by Aston Ambulatory Care Center - 38 research rooms
Research Nursing Services
Facility-usage-only Visit
Drug Infusions, Phlebotomy, EKGs, etc.
Basic laboratory services or usage of laboratory facilities and equipment



Bhanu Pappu PhD, MHA, Associate Vice President, Clinical Research Services
Eric Peterson MD, MPH, Vice Provost & Sr. Associate Dean

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location
8:00AM-4:30PM James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center- UT Southwestern
Monday-Friday 5303 Harry Hines Blvd. U9.300
Phone: 214-648-8759 Dallas, TX, 75390

Links and Resources

  1. https://www.utsouthwestern.net/intranet/research/ocr/


Name Role Phone Email Location
New Study Usage Request



Billing Inquires



Teresa Eversole
Manager, Clinical Research Unit

Hong Li
Clinical Research Manager

Tabatha Joseph
Sr. Financial Analyst