For Researchers

Let ACHA help you recruit participants for your open research study.  

To list a clinical trial or study on our website, follow these guidelines. We encourage our community to take advantage of these research opportunities.

For questions or submissions, contact us at


All submissions should be in patient-friendly language (written at the 6th-8th grade level) and include:

  • The name of the study
  • The sponsor or grant awarding agency
  • A brief description of the study and its goals
  • End points. How will the study outcomes be measured?
  • Eligibility requirements and exclusions
  • Potential risk factors or side effects
  • Potential benefits to the individual participant and the community
  • Contact information for people interested in participating


  • All submissions will be initially reviewed by a member of the research committee within four weeks’ receipt
  • The submission will then be sent with comments to other members of the research committee
  • The committee will recommend
    • Approval
    • Approval with minor revisions
    • Revise and resubmit
    • Not approved

- The committee will also make suggestions for the proposal on request from the investigator.

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