NIH Certificate of Confidentiality

January 16, 2018

The National Institutes of Health provides a Certificate of Confidentiality automatically to research funded wholly or in part by the NIH for human research, including exempt research studies. As a result, upon award, the study is automatically issued a Certificate of Confidentiality from NIH and the NIH Policy for Issuing Certificates of Confidentiality applies to the study.

For more information about Certificates of Confidentiality, please visit the MSU HRPP website: or the NIH website: