Budget Development

Research that is conducted in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hospital or clinics and uses clinical services may require submission of a study budget through CLinicAl Research Administrator (CLARA), a web-based portal for submission, review, approval and tracking of human subjects research. Examples of procedures conducted for research purposes that may require construction of a CLARA budget include clinic visits, radiological services, clinical laboratory tests, pharmacy services and some hospital supplies.


  • Determining whether your research study requires submission of a CLARA budget
  • Providing training on the budget portion of CLARA
  • Assisting  with development of budgets for all types of human subjects research
  • Obtaining patient care expenses for federally funded grant applications and preparing abbreviated CLARA submissions to guarantee pricing throughout the award period