Study Design

Choosing the right methods and approach to best answer your research question is critical to the success of your project. There are many effective, proven study designs to choose from; so how do you make sure you’ve chosen the best design? 

The resources and consultation services listed here can take the mystery out of this essential step in the research process.

Understand Study Design Options
Determine Your Study Population
  • TriNetX
    • TriNetX is a dynamic, data driven platform that leverages the i2b2 data warehouse and Cerner PowerChart (EHR). A researcher can easily generate a query to perform study feasibility and cohort discovery.
  • How do I center People of Color in my study?
    • This article outlines five ways to recognize multiplicities of identities and create space for people of color.
Know Your Research Ethics
Institutional Contacts
  • Study Design Support Request: Research Launcher
    • The CTSI-CN Research Launcher is a resource designed to help anyone involved in clinical and translational research find the support they need to advance their research. Our Navigators will guide you through the Research Launcher process and connect you with the expertise, resources, tools, and services needed to accelerate your research.