Research Participant Advocate

Research Participant Advocate

The Research Participant Advocate (RPA) is available to assist in protecting the safety and confidentiality of the research participants who volunteer for clinical studies. The RPA is a resource for potential research volunteers and a liaison and consultant to research teams.

The RPA can provide education and/or assistance on issues relating to human subject protection including the following:

  • Informed consent forms and processes
  • Data and safety monitoring plans and boards
  • Participant safety
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Regulatory statutes regarding human subjects
  • Adverse events

Contact Us

Medical College of Wisconsin

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Julia Kennedy
Research Integrity Manager
(414) 337-7705 | Email

Zablocki VA Medical Center

Abigail Reymann, MS, MLS (ASCP), CCRC
Research Compliance Officer/Subject Advocate
(414) 384-2000 x41445 | Email

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important Reminder – Please acknowledge the NIH when publishing papers, patents, projects, and presentations resulting from the use of CTSI resources by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement.


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