Please be aware that the College of Medicine (COM) Research Volunteer Program (RVP) REDCap application is unavailable until further notice, as we collaborate with Human Resources to streamline the process for those who seek to be personnel on study teams. If you submitted an application before 5/29/21, it will be processed as usual. Contact ResearchVolunteers@osumc.edu with questions.


What is a research volunteer?

A research volunteer is anyone who volunteers or donates his/her services by observing or assisting with research projects on behalf of The Ohio State University and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center without receiving course credit or compensation from OSU/OSUWMC for these activities. This may include students, community members and employees (in limited circumstances). Qualified research volunteers can provide meaningful assistance in laboratory, clinical or translational research settings while benefiting from educational enrichment opportunities.

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