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Research Data Management (Health Sciences)

Tips for managing data and creating a data management/sharing plan.

U-M Data Sources

The Data Office for Clinical & Translational Research (DOCTR) provides secure and compliant access to UMHS data, though self-serve tools and custom data requests. They also provide data consultation and training. Use of these tools for cohort discovery requires completion of one PEERRS module; access to patient-identifiable data requires IRB approval. Some of the tools available through DOCTR:

Other Data Sources

ICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. ICPSR hosts several specialized collections of health science data, including: