Research Coordinators

The CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program offers the following opportunities for research coordinators:


CTSI Certificate of Basic Coordinator Training

Entry-level education for those who wish to become a clinical research coordinator, including health professionals working in nursing, nutrition, respiratory therapy, occupational/ physical therapy, or similar allied health fields.

Clinical Research Professionals Advisory Council

An ongoing forum for networking and resource sharing within the clinical research community at UF.

Diversity & Cultural Competence Council (DC3)

This council was established to help UF clinical research professionals become competent communicators and actors in the intersectional areas of diversity and culture. With the clinical research professional and community member in mind, this council seeks to develop opportunities in raising awareness of distinct needs for diversity and inclusion, while identifying and disseminating best-practice information in the UF clinical research community. Want to join the council? Contact Bob Kolb,

Research Coordinator Certification Study Groups

Facilitated study groups for clinical research professionals seeking national certification.

Research Coordinator Leadership Development Program

Six-month program with monthly two-hour sessions designed to develop the next generation of leaders in the field of research coordination.

Clinical Research: Professional Associations

List of associations offering professional development and certification programs to clinical research professionals.

LibGuides for Clinical Research

This guide is designed to be a resource for those conducting clinical research at UF. It includes tabs for resources, training, IRB, safety and ethics, standards and templates and professional associations.

Join the Research Coordinator online community

The ACTS website offers a portal for research coordinators to engage, interact and learn. Click here to download instructions on how to create your account. Contact Bob Kolb,, for assistance. Once you are signed up, download the user guide here.