Patient Information

Patients coming for evaluation at the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) are either admitted as an inpatient or are seen at the outpatient clinic.

Inpatient CTRC

This is located on the 7th floor, West Wing (7-west) of Parkland Memorial Hospital. Patients are provided accommodations and meals for the duration of their stay at the Clinical and Translational Research Center.

Parkland Memorial Hospital
5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235

Parking for patients admitted to inpatient CTRC is in lot #1 of the Dan Danciger Research Building, Building H on the map, which connects to Parkland Memorial Hospital.

General Instructions for Inpatients

  • Wear comfortable clothing.
  • Please bring previous medical records and copies of prior laboratory tests.
  • Bring all medications that you are taking and a list of the medications.
  • Patients who are scheduled for an oral glucose tolerance test are required to fast (no food or beverages except water) starting at 8 p.m. the previous day.
  • Bring a swimsuit if you are scheduled for underwater weighing.

Outpatient CTRC

This is located on the 6th floor of the Charles Cameron Sprague Clinical Science Building (CS 6).


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Public Transportation

The UT Southwestern Shuttle Service is a complimentary service that provides transportation to clinical facilities in the Medical Center from nearby areas.

Day Parking

If you are visiting (not patient at) the CTRC, there is a visitor lot (lot 7) near the Medical School.

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