Principal Investigator’s Name

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Researchers seeking to conduct primary data collection, behavioral health research, or medical research are encouraged to contact the Administrator of Planning and Research in advance of their application, as well as review the Medical Research Advisory Group (MRAG) forms that can be found on the Planning & Research web page under “Research Policy Forms"
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Every six months, (June and December) an Update Report must be filed with the Medical Program Director/MRAG and the Administrator of Planning & Research. All correspondence and questions regarding this process should be directed to:

Medical Program Director
Medical Research Advisory Group
Rhode Island Department of Corrections
39 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462‐1115
Fax: (401) 462‐2000

Administrator, Planning & Research
Planning & Research Unit
Rhode Island Department of Corrections
18 Wilma Schesler Lane, Dix Bldg., 1st Floor
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462‐3920

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