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Research and Clinical Trials


Norton Healthcare has a tradition of excellence in research and a continuing commitment to protect the interests and well being of human subjects. We are committed to policies and practices for ethical conduct of human research and we reaffirm this commitment through our policies.
For Patients

Learn more about clinical trials at Norton Healthcare through FAQs and a glossary of terms. Get answers to "What is a clinical trial?", "Who can participate?", "What are the benefits", "What are the risks?", and many other common questions.

If you are participating in a study at a  Norton Healthcare facility and have concerns about that research project, call (502) 629-3501 or email for assistance.

For Researchers

The Norton Healthcare Office of Research Administration (NHORA) can help you with all aspects of a study proposal. Find out about starting a trial, learn about applications and requirements, and get access to a wide variety of policies and forms.

If you are a member of a study team conducting a research project at a Norton Healthcare facility and have concerns regarding that study, call (502) 629-3501 or email for assistance.

Search for a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials are carefully conducted research studies designed to evaluate new medical treatments and find whether existing treatments are effective for other conditions. In clinical trials, doctors, researchers and human volunteers work together to help improve treatment options and health outcomes.

What types of research are
conducted at Norton Healthcare?

Norton Healthcare:

  • Protects the interest and well being of human subjects participating in research at Norton Healthcare.
  • Upholds regulations as set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations concerning research in human subjects.
  • Upholds the ethical guidelines set forth in the Nuremburg Code, International Conference on Harmonisation and the Belmont Report.
  • Upholds policies as set forth in the Corporate Compliance Policy Manual as they relate to medical research.

The Norton Healthcare Office of Research Administration (NHORA) is responsible for the application of and adherence to the medical research policies of Norton Healthcare. The NHORA is not a substitute for the Institutional Review Board but serves as Norton Healthcare's advocate to ensure that all research is conducted according to the policies of Norton Healthcare.

Norton Healthcare Office of Research Administration policies are currently being updated. Please call (502) 629-3501 if you need further assistance.

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