Researcher Responsibilities

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

The database infrastructure used for this project was funded by the Pharmacoepidemiology Gillings Innovation Lab (PEGIL) for the Population-Based Evaluation of Drug Benefits and Harms in Older US Adults (GIL200811.0010); the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health; the CER Strategic Initiative of UNC’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (UL1TR001111); the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC; and the UNC School of Medicine

  • We request that all researchers submit copies of final journal articles or the PUBMED citation to CER-SI.
  • Update your Data Use Agreement with CMS if you add new staff to your project, or if your project end date changes.