Researcher Responsibilities

  • All projects using the databases available at UNC require IRB review.
  • For all publications and abstracts the following acknowledgment must be used:

The database infrastructure used for this project was funded by the Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health; the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC; the CER Strategic Initiative of UNC’s Clinical & Translational Science Award (UL1TR001111); and the UNC School of Medicine.

  • We request that all researchers submit copies of final journal articles using MAX data to the CER SI.
  • Update your data use agreement with CMS if you add new staff to your project, or if your project end date changes.