Use the application checklist based upon study criteria:

Application for MDPH Confidential Records Data

Researchers requesting access to confidential MDPH records are expected to provide a review by their sponsoring or affiliated IRB, as a prerequisite to receiving final approval to obtain access to confidential MDPH records for a research project.

Application for Studies Involving Human Subject Contact

For studies involving contact with human subjects identified through MDPH confidential records, contact will be initiated by the Department.