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Clinical Research Management Office

SKCC Associate Director of Clinical Investigations:

Matthew Carabasi, M.D.
Tel: (215) 955-8963

CRMO Associate Director of Clinical Affairs:

Maureen O'Connell, RN, BSN
Tel: (215) 955-9244

CRMO Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance:

Sylvia Salazar, M.D.
Tel: (215) 955-3698


1015 Chestnut St, Suite 720
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Tel: (215) 955-1661
Fax: (215) 923-9974



The Clinical Research Management Office (CRMO) is the administrative shared resource for the conduct of clinical research at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and is under the direction of Maureen O'Connell and Dr. Sylvia Salazar. The functions of the CRMO are to:

  • Process and maintain records on all cancer trial protocols, protocol amendments, adverse drug reactions and INDs
  • Coordinate clinical research activities including operational and financial functions  
  • Insure regulatory compliance by establishing quality control measures and conducting audits on investigator initiated trials.

The CRMO also facilitates the Protocol Review process for all cancer trials as well as the Data and Safety Monitoring Board for Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center investigator initiated trials. The CRMO maintains the Clinical Research Database which contains data on patients enrolled in cancer research studies.

NCI Designated Cancer Center

Maintained by the Informatics Shared Resources of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

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