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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.

Language Line

Interpretation and translation services for clinical research projects.


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.


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


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.

Institutional and SOM research offices