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Tools For Conducting Human Subjects Research

DocuSign eSignatures for Human Subject Research

UNC’s enterprise solution for electronic signing of all documents and forms necessary for conducting Human Subject Research at UNC. UNC’s usage of DocuSign has been validated to be 21CFR11 compliant for FDA-regulated studies.

AT&T Soft Client Phone Service

VoIP soft client to mask outgoing phone calls and receive phone calls while working remotely.

Phone.com Soft Phone Services to Support Text Messaging

External vendor product to provide soft phone services, including text messaging with research participants.

Language Line

Interpretation and translation services for clinical research projects.

REDCap

Secure web application that can be used to build and manage case report forms, surveys and other data capture mechanisms for clinical research studies.

Research Registry Toolkit

Toolkit including content related to engagement, recruitment, data, and regulatory topics, and focused solely on research registries.

Carolina Data Warehouse

Central data repository containing clinical, research, and administrative data sourced from the UNC Health Care System.

i2b2

Tool to explore UNC Health patient data in a de-identified environment to determine feasibility for future studies.

EMERSE

Tool to search free text clinical notes from the electronic health record.

Protocol Builder

Tool to help investigators develop clinical protocols with all of the elements needed for efficient scientific and ethical review by the UNC Scientific Review Committee and UNC IRB.

Trial Innovation Network Toolbox

Toolbox that contains various resources about the recruitment, retention, and engagement of study participants and others in the community.

Research for Me

An initiative of the NC TraCS Research Recruitment & Retention program and serves as a friendly and comprehensive entry point for patients and community members interested in engaging with research at UNC.


Institutional and SOM research offices