FLOW CHART OF PROCESS

This is a flow chart of the process for using the data at MCHP to complete your graduate research.  This is a simplified overview, and is not necessarily the steps each person takes. Please consult your adviser and committee to outline your process.

Write Thesis/Dissertation Proposal (MCHP Guidelines)

Defend Thesis/Dissertation Proposal (CHS Guidelines - MSc/PhD)

Is your proposed

project feasible?

No
Yes

Revise Proposal

Submit Ethics/Access Approvals

*Note: MCHP can help with this

Revise Project and/or Ethics

Non-Health Data Providers

All Approvals Obtained

Yes
No

Sign UM-MCHP Researcher Agreement 

Data Transfer

Data Analysis

Submit Vetting Request of Output

Vetting Request Approved

No
Yes

Put Results in your thesis/dissertation

Complete thesis/dissertation

Defend thesis/dissertation (CHS Guidelines - MSc/PhD)