Develop and implement a protocol that will generate a diverse and ethically-sourced dataset for the study of type 2 diabetes.
Overview of the Data Acquisition Module
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will oversee and coordinate data acquisition activities over 3 sites: UAB, University of California San Diego (UCSD) and University of Washington (UW).
Data is responsible for:
- Determining all domains and variables for the dataset.
- Developing the protocol.
- Drafting the Manual of Procedures (MOP).
- Implementing the protocol for data collection, starting with the hiring, training, and certification of Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs), followed by the enrollment of participants and participant visits.
- Overseeing the biorepository storage of biospecimens at UAB for future ancillary studies.
Meet the people behind the scenes who make it all happen.