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For Research Participants

Participant Concerns

Contact information for the IRB Office to field study questions and report concerns and/or complaints:

Email: irb@umd.edu

301-405-4212 (Phone)
301-314-1475 (Fax)

Address:
Institutional Review Board
University of Maryland
1204 Marie Mount Hall
7814 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742


Participant Education Resources

HHS Website on Research Participation

Informational Videos for Participants:

OHRP has also created a series of short videos with basic information about research.  These videos are intended to help potential participants understand how research works, what questions they should consider asking, and things to think about when deciding whether to participate in a study:  

Informational Videos for Participants

How Are You Protected - AAHRPP Accreditation (PDF)

Participant Outreach Flyer:

The IRB has created an educational Participant Outreach Flyer to inform research participants of their rights.

We encourage researchers to hang this flyer in their research labs, include it in course syllabi, or distribute it to participants whenever possible. 


Research Opportunities

Interested in participating in research? 

Researchers often offer paid research opportunities through UMD's SONA System. Participants can sign up for these studies through the SONA system

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