Study Recruitment Tactics

Finding subjects for your research study can be a slow and challenging process.

Here are a few tools and resources to help you find volunteers.

Advertising Toolbox

Contact information for TV stations, newspapers and publications to promote your research study. | download pdf

Flyer Template

Use this customizable flyer template (in Microsoft Word) to make a flyer for your research study. | download doc

Mass E-mail

UNC-Chapel Hill Mass E-mail is a tool for requesting and distributing official UNC-Chapel Hill messages through e-mail. Access this service using your UNC credentials. | visit website

Join The Conquest

A TraCS-funded UNC-based recruitment website for North Carolina. | learn more


A national recruitment website funded in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. | visit website

Health Literacy Considerations

Report on the Health Literacy of America’s Adults: Results From the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy | download pdf

View a list of health literacy resources compiled by Paul D. Smith, MD. | download pdf

Learn more about health literacy from the Harvard School of Health. | visit website

Use the Readability Score website to assess the readability level of your content. | visit website

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