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Research Investigators


View resources for current and potential research investigators at the Avera Research Institute.

Research Project Submission Form

Please use the form below if you have a research project in mind. The intent of this form is to assist you in designing your research project, by collecting information on such things as the research topic's background, the outcomes you plan to measure, the inclusion/exclusion criteria, study preocedures that would be required, and the impact this project would have on Avera and the patients we serve.

The form may be filled out online as a Microsoft® Word document and returned via email to Tammy Jung. Otherwise, the form may be printed out and returned via fax to 605-322-3051 or mailed to the following address:

Avera Research Institute
2020 S. Norton Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Research Project Submission Form

Additional Resources

Following is a list of resources available to assit in devloping a research project. If you have questions about any of these documents, please contact the Avera Research Institute at (605) 322-3050.

Informed Consent Document Checklist

Investigator-Initiated Study Delegation Log

Guidelines for Obtaining Informed Consent

Assent of Children Form Template

Request for Waiver of Informed Consent

Investigational Product Accountability Log

Investigational Product Transfer Log


Currently Enrolling Studies

Clinical Drug Research
The Avera Research Institute offers a variety of clinical trials on disease treatment and prevention, as well as health improvement.

Current clinical trials

Clinical Cancer Research
Avera has a robust cancer research program. Visit the link below to view a list of cancer trials currently open to enrollment.

Current cancer trials

Avera Institute for Human Genetics

The Avera Institute for Human Genetics (AIHG) is the premier genetics laboratory in the region.

Avera IHG details

National Institute of Mental Health Outreach Partnership Program

View updates regarding our partnership program and other available resources.