Data Security, Privacy & Sharing

lock iconTo minimize the risk of unauthorized disclosure of patient data and other sensitive information, data security must be a top priority for all. Research performed at the University of Michigan is governed by related institutional policies.

Learn more about patient data general security guidelines on Research A-Z: Data Security & Privacy

University of Michigan policy is that data and biospecimens should be collected under transparent, informed consent that permits and promotes the maximal use and value of the data and biospecimens consistent with the permission of the donors.

Read more about the Michigan Policy for the Transfer of Human Data & Biospecimens to Industry and Non-Academic and Non-Governmental Entities:

Data & Biospecimen Sharing

Do you work with Precision Health and the Michigan Genomics Initiative? Read these special policies for researchers:




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