Established in 2003, the Hurley Research Center has a rich history of multidisciplinary research in academic, administrative and industry-sponsored clinical trials.

Today its streamlined services are centered around research design and methodology, editorial consulting, and education about research topics. Staff are located on the 10th floor of the West Tower at Hurley.

26th Annual MSU/FlintMed Community Research Forum March 4, 2024

Call for Abstracts

The 26th Annual MSU College of Human Medicine Flint Campus Research Forum invites all faculty members, resident physicians, attending physicians, medical students, nurses, and other health professionals to participate in the forum.

  • The Research Forum is in person on March 4, 2024.
  • If you'd like to be considered for a presentation, abstracts are due Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
  • If you are interested in being considered for an oral presentation, indicate that on the online submission form.
  • A letter of IRB approval or waiver for studies must be uploaded during submission. Each institution may have its own requirements for an abstract before it is approved.
  • Submit Abstract here.
  • If you have any questions, you can contact Jenny LaChance, Research Manager, Hurley Medical Center, at

About the Forum

The MSU College of Human Medicine Flint Campus Research Forum is an annual event for Flint area practitioners and researchers in its 26th year.

  • March 4, 2024
  • In person, oral & poster sessions
  • Collaboration between Hurley Medical Center, the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Flint campus, McLaren Flint Hospital, and Ascension Genesys Hospital.
Research resources

Reach out to us

Whether you're looking for help with study design, data analysis, or editorial review, Hurley research staff can help. Research staff also provide education about all phases of research. Email and Google Calendar work best for appointments, but you're also welcome to call.

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Hurley IRB

The Hurley IRB uses to manage applications and reports. Everything starts with a scientific review by Hurley Research (see contact info). After that, establish your own account in IRBNet, upload your CV, and complete the required training - then upload your project documents.

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Medical library

Hurley's medical library is a good place to learn how to conduct a literature review, find full-text articles, access MSU resources (for those who have an MSU faculty appointment), or just work in a peaceful area. Residents & fellows are eligible for 24/7 access.

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Research assistance

Our main objective in research is:

  • To offer physicians and other key health care team members the opportunity to grow in their pursuit of scholarly activities
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