Research Personnel & Services

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research (MCHRI) provides a formal infrastructure for pediatrics research that enables, facilitates, and supports the clinical and translational research efforts of children's services at Stanford and invests in robust career development and mentoring for trainees, young investigators, and mid-level faculty to create a clear pathway that ensures their career advancement and success.

Requesting Child Health Core Services

The Child Health Clinical Research Core consists of experienced and pediatric-focused clinical research coordinators. Services available range from full support for clinical research studies and trials (pre-award to closeout) to selected “a la carte” assistance (IRB preparation only, etc).

For general child health projects, please contact May Zepeda at 650-724-0177 or email her at to request a free consultation.

What We Support

  • Federal and other Peer-Reviewed Studies 
    NIH, foundation, and other non-industry sponsored peer-reviewed studies (submitted or awarded).
  • Industry Sponsored and Non-Peer Reviewed Studies
    All industry-sponsored studies and non-peer reviewed studies must be approved by the CHRI Executive Committee.


Research Coordinator

Coordinator services available range from full support for clinical research studies and trials (administer questionnaires, assistance with budget, conduct patient visits, contract, and regulatory documents, IRB applications, CTRU coordination, recruitment, data/sample collection, and management, etc) to selected assistance (e.g. IRB preparation only). Click here.

Boilerplate Language

Boilerplate text description of our services for grant proposals. Click here.

Research Personnel Onboarding Checklist

Clinical Research Personnel Onboarding Checklist for new hires. Click here.