IRB & research information

The data collected and distributed via this website has approval from the Institutional Review Boards of the following universities working collaboratively SUNY Oneonta, The University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Denver, and Temple University.

If you have any questions about the study, please contact one of the researchers or the Institutional Review Board at SUNY Oneonta (or email at

Sallie Han, Ph.D.  SUNY Oneonta, (P.I.)

Jill Fleuriet, Ph.D. University of Texas San Antonio,

Rebecca Galemba, Ph.D. University of Denver,

Nikky Greer, M.A. Temple University,

Your participation in this research study is voluntary. Your responses will be confidential and we do not collect identifying information such as your name, email address or IP address.

We will do our best to keep your information confidential. All data is stored in a password protected electronic format. To help protect your confidentiality, the surveys will not contain information that will personally identify you. The results of this study will be used for scholarly purposes.

Because one of the aims of this project is to share real life stories about academic work and caregiving, you may opt to share your caregiving stories (with no names or personally identifying information). This option appears at the end of the survey.