Research Data: Humans

This series documents clinical and behavorial research activities involving human subjects. This series may include, but is not limited to: consent forms, detail of tests, test results, evaluations, notebooks, binders, and journal record.




Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Oxford College, Rollins School of Public Health

Retention Period

Retain a) 3 years from submission of the final expenditure report, b) 3 years from submission of quarterly or annual financial report, or c) length of time stated in contract, whichever is longer.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 111-8-40-.18(1)(h)

Disposition Instructions

Transfer appropriate records to a research data repository. Confidential destruction is required for remaining records. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: September 16, 2016