Consultations & Training

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The Data Office team offers a consultation service where a Data Specialist can provide a deeper dive into the myriad types of patient health data resources available. Schedule a 1:1 consultation.

Here are some examples of questions you may want to explore:

  • I’m doing a retrospective study on ICU patients. How far back do vitals data go?
  • I have genetic markers for my research participants. Can I get genetic information on healthy matched controls?
  • Can I share de-identified data with another institution? Or with an industry partner?
  • Is it possible to retrieve survey data that patients provided through the patient portal?
  • I’m collaborating with colleagues in the College of Engineering. Can they store patient data on their servers?

Consulting hours by appointment only. Request a consultation now or call (734) 615-2100.


Webinars and training events are held throughout the year. Scheduled events will be posted in the Events & Workshops section of our website. Questions? Contact Arika Owens at



  • Precision Health Analytics Platform Documentation Site – User guides, data dictionaries, and other tools and resources to get U-M researchers started with using the Precision Health Analytics Platform to facilitate their research.
  • DataDirect User Guide – Available via PDF download, the DataDirect User Guide includes step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and resources for completing frequently-used tasks. Please note that as DataDirect evolves, concepts presented in the User Guide will remain accurate, but the screenshots may vary slightly within the DataDirect tool.




Contact us or call (734) 615-2100 

North Campus Research Complex, Building 400, 1600 Huron Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

A list of Data Office contacts is available in the Personnel Directory