Who We Are

At Spectrum Health, we understand that research and innovation will lead to the development of new treatments, drugs and use of medical devices that will directly benefit our patients who are diagnosed with the most challenging health conditions, including cancer, congestive heart failure, epilepsy and diabetes. Knowing that teamwork improves and speeds discovery, researchers collaborate with fellow scientists locally and nationally as they help to mentor the next generation of physician-scientists.

Spectrum Health Offices of Research Administration (SHORA) is here to assist researchers conduct their groundbreaking projects. SHORA helps researchers navigate the complexities of approval of human-subjects protections, identification of funding sources, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.