Letter of Intent for a Proposed Study with CPCSSN Data

  • IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

  • PURPOSE AND RATIONAL

  • Include: (a) Brief review of the literature (b) Theoretical/conceptual framework or model (c) Significance or impact of the study i.e.: importance to the current policy landscape or to chronic disease management and/or potential for innovation (limit 1 paragraph)
  • METHODS

  • Clearly define your sample population, including dates.
  • If "Other", please specify:
  • State your main study variables. Please indicate their roles (dependent, independent, descriptive, potential confounder etc.)
  • Briefly describe your analytical plan.
  • If yes, please briefly describe the linked data source and describe your re-identification risk protocols
  • Describe the specific location (address, computer lab location etc…) of the computers being used to carry out analyses and/or store data.
  • Please state the name of your local Research Ethics Board and briefly summarize the ethical requirements for your study. NB: You are not required to have approval for the project at the time of proposal submission, but will be asked to forward a copy of the approval to CPCSSN once the project is operational.
  • BACKGROUND OF INVESTIGATORS TEAM AND EXPERTISE

  • List all team members, qualifications and roles in the study.
  • FUNDING INFORMATION

  • Please state the source of your funding for this study. Please provide details of any funding applications that will be submitted (organization, amount, submission date) and provide a description of any letters of support required.