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Clinical Research Administrative Team

The Rogosin Institute has been involved in basic and clinical research trials for over 50 years.  These efforts support the mission of Rogosin to bring the results of research to patients as quickly as possible and to provide the best care possible.  Basic research involves experiments and studies that occur in a laboratory setting.  Clinical research trials involves the participation of human volunteers to help answer questions about new treatments or new ways of using known treatments (drugs and/or procedures) for diseases.


Jeffrey Silberzweig, MD, is director of the Clinical Research Program at The Rogosin Institute.

Clinical Research Manager

Betty-Jane Sloan, BS, MA, CCRC, is the Clinical Research Manager.  She has more than 25 years experience in clinical research.  She was certified in 1995 as a clinical research coordinator through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.  Ms. Sloan is a Staff Associate in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Rogosin Physicians

The majority of physicians at The Rogosin Institute have experience as a Principal Investigator and all are experienced research investigators in both sponsored or investigator initiated trials.

Research/Support Staff

The Rogosin Institute clinical research staff includes full-time clinical research coordinators, nurse and nurse practitioners and data and regulatory specialists.

Investigator Training

All investigators and clinical research staff at Rogosin complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) training on the Protection of Human Research Subjects.

Institutional Review Boards

Every clinical trial in the U.S must be approved and monitored by an Institutional Review Board (IRB).  An IRB is an independent committee of physicians, statisticians and others whose objective is to ensure that a clinical trial is ethical and the rights of study participants are protected.  The IRB initially approves the research and conducts periodic reviews.

The Rogosin Institute can conduct clinical research studies using either central (commercial) IRBs or the local IRB of Weill Cornell Medical College or The Rockefeller University.

Clinical and Translational Science Centers

The Rogosin Institute has access to the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College and at The Rockefeller University, for inpatient and outpatient studies.

Conflict of Interest in Federally Funded Research Policy

The Rogosin Institute’s policy can be found at:
Conflict of Interest in Federally Funded Research Policy

Contact Information

If you would like more information regarding the Clinical Research Program at The Rogosin Institute, please contact:

Betty-Jane Sloan, MA, CCRC, Clinical Research Manager
504 East 74th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY  10021
Phone:  646-317-0701

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