Research Participant Recruitment

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) can help guide researchers on a range of participant recruitment strategies. This assistance includes accessing volunteer participant registries (, etc.), identifying cohorts through electronic health records, consulting about communication techniques/modes, and discussing strategies for recruiting underrepresented populations. We strongly encourage researchers to contact TRI about their recruitment needs prior to IRB submission. Please use our service portal at the Request Services button on this page.

Components of TRI’s centralized recruitment services include:

To bolster participant recruitment efforts, TRI has helped establish key community and stakeholder partnerships and initiatives. These internal and external groups include:


Jean Mcsweeney
Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN
ARResearch, Research Forums, Research Participant Recruitment
Director, Recruitment Unit
Stacie Jones
Stacie Jones, MD
Research Participant Recruitment, Trial Innovation
Co-Director, Recruitment Unit