The mission of the PCRU is to enhance, facilitate and promote the growth of high-quality clinical pediatric research at Arkansas Children’s. This research aims to positively impact the health, development, and well-being of children within and beyond the boundaries of Arkansas.

Facility Description

  • Four (4) semi-private beds
  • Two (2) private rooms
  • Wet lab for processing and short-term storage of samples
  • Kitchen
  • Family waiting room
  • Office
  • Storage

Facility Location

The PCRU is located on the second floor of Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

Unit Coordinator

Jason Ketcher, MNSc, RN, NE-BC

Hours of Operation

24 hours a day 7 days a week

It is the responsibility of the investigator to provide staffing when using the unit. Please contact Jason Ketcher at 501-364-1524 for questions or to schedule the PCRU for your next research project.