Interested in Participating in a Research Study?
There are several ways to contact the University of Maryland Older Americans Independence Center (UM-OAIC) to learn about the Center’s projects.
- Online Participant Research Study Interest Form
- Call the Center’s recruitment hotline at 410-605-7179.
- Visit us in person at:
University of Maryland Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Baltimore VA Medical Center
10 North Greene St., BT/18/GR, 4th floor (Room 4B-203)
Baltimore, MD 21201
- Email us at: Kathleen.Simpson@va.gov
Please note: Completing the online contact, telephoning, visiting in person or sending a letter in no way obligates you to participate in a study. However, it may result in a telephone call or e-mail to assess your level of interest in participating in a research study.
What Happens After I Contact the Center?
Once we receive notification of your interest, a staff member will contact you to collect further information. Participation in a study is voluntary and may require visits to the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the Baltimore Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center or other research affiliate locations in the Baltimore area.
Modifying Your Information
If you wish to modify the information that you submitted through the “online contact” system, please call 410-605-7179.