Presentation on theme: "1 USRF20021992 A California non-profit organization."— Presentation transcript:
1 USRF A California non-profit organization
2 USRF What is USRF? URSF is an independent, non-profit organization (501c3) founded in 1992 to further the science of urology. Funding Funding -Gifts -Grants -Contracts Governance Governance -Founder -Board of Directors
3 USRF What is USRF? MISSION STATEMENT: To help advance the understanding of common urologic disorders and, through relationships with innovative leaders in the healthcare industry, to perform important clinical trials.
4 USRF Who are we ? Key to Productivity: 2002 USRF Staff
5 USRF Diplomate, American Board of Urology Diplomate, American Board of Urology Clinical faculty, UCLA Clinical faculty, UCLA Associate editor, Urology Associate editor, Urology Committee member, AUA Committee member, AUA Founder and Medical Director Leonard S. Marks, M.D.
6 USRF L.A. Metropolitan Location Population: 16 Million (2nd largest metropolitan area in U.S.) USRF Offices
7 USRF USRF Offices USRF Saw Palmetto Study: Lead Story in Urology Times
8 USRF USRF Offices Updating the USRF Website
9 USRF Economy Economy Efficiency Efficiency -Large patient base -Established practice USRF offers industry... Mannekin Pis
10 USRF Experience Experience -28 trials -Various aspects of research Dedicated space and personnel Dedicated space and personnel -Well-trained staff -Fully-equipped office USRF offers industry... Mannekin Pis
11 USRF Knowledge of industry Knowledge of industry -Consultancies -Study designs Academic involvement Academic involvement -Presentations -Publications USRF offers industry... Mannekin Pis