Questions & Concerns
Complaints, concerns, or questions may be raised by past, present, and potential research participants, as well as family members, designated spokespersons, study team members, or anyone.
Report an Issue, Concern, or Complaint
To raise a concern about research involving human participants at the University of Minnesota or Fairview Health Services, use the Human Research Protection Program Feedback Form. If you request a response and are not contacted within one business day please call 612-625-1650. A technical issue with the online form submission may have occurred.
You may also:
- Call the Research Participants’ Advocate Line: 612-625-1650 (toll free: 1-888-224-8636)
- Send a letter:
200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
If you provide your contact information and request a return call/email, an HRPP staff member will respond to you within one business day. However, you do not have to provide your contact information to submit a concern.
Gillette Children’s Specialty Care
If you or your child are participating in a study at Gillette, you may share your concerns directly with Gillette.
- Call the Patient Representative Line: (651) 578-5218
- Provide feedback or share concerns: https://www.gillettechildrens.org/contact-us
If you are a University of Minnesota employee, and you have observed a situation you believe violates a law, regulation or university policy, please report concerns to your supervisor, the appropriate University administrator, or submit a UReport.