ResearchMatch

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About ResearchMatch

ResearchMatch is a national volunteer research registry that brings together researchers and willing volunteers who want to get involved in research studies. It was developed by institutions affiliated with the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program and provides a secure, web-based approach to address a key barrier to advancing research: finding research participants.

Looking to volunteer for ResearchMatch? Check out more information here or register on their website.

Cost of ResearchMatch

There is no cost to use ResearchMatch. You do, however, need materials approved by the IRB (details below).

Feasibility

There are two ways to determine if ResearchMatch is right for your study:

  • Contact the UF ResearchMatch liaison, Deaven Hough, and she will provide a no-cost query
  • Register for ResearchMatch using their website here

Steps to use ResearchMatch

Volunteers

Volunteers can register for ResearchMatch at researchmatch.org – it only takes 5 to 10 minutes to register. Volunteers of any age, race, ethnicity, and health status are invited to join. By registering in ResearchMatch individuals are not registering to participate in any study. They are showing interest to be contacted about studies that may be a good ‘match’ for them. The goal of ResearchMatch is to better connect volunteers with potential study opportunities

Questions?

Contact Deaven Hough, deavenf@ufl.edu, (352) 294-5959