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Department of Clinical Investigation

Clinical Investigation, Department of

Department of Clinical Investigation (DCI)


The Department of Clinical Investigation (DCI) mission is to promote, coordinate, support and oversee organized scientific inquiry in basic, translational, and clinical research at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) and foster collaboration with other institutions in the Regional Health Command Central (RHC-C). Through research, the DCI facilitates improvements in the health care of our beneficiaries by introducing new technologies or medical treatments, and supports Graduate Medical Education (GME) by encouraging and supporting research that includes residents at BAMC. Additionally, the DCI Mission is to assure compliance with federal regulations for the protection of human research subjects and for the responsible use of animals in medical research and training. The DCI facilitates and supports the entire process of research approval including research proposal preparation, submission, review, monitoring, funding and contract management of approved research, by providing program administration, education and consultation for all research activities at Brooke Army Medical Center and other Military Treatment Facilities and clinics covered under its Assurances.


Office of the Chief, Laboratory Services, Animal Services and Statistical Review are located at 3698 Chambers Pass (located between USAISR and SAMMC hospital).

The BAMC Human Research Protections Office (HRPO) (formerly the DCI Research Operations Service) is located at Building 3667, behind D Lot.

Hours of Operation


To make an appointment with:

  1. Research Consultation (210) 916-1353
  2. Bio-Statistician (210) 916-2016
  3. Finance (210) 916-5280
  4. Lab Manager (210) 916-2734

Helpful Links

Points of Contact

Department Administration (210) 916-0607

DCI Chief (210) 916-2444

Deputy Chief (210) 916-4405

DCI Directory (210) 916-1350