Welcome to the Knowledge Base for Research at MAHEC.

UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC is committed to conducting community-based, patient-centered healthcare research that addresses the unique needs of our rural mountain region.

The purpose of this page is to provide guidance to researchers at all levels at MAHEC.

The research process varies, dependent on your data source and participants on your research team.

What data do you want to collect for your research?

Mission Hospital/HCA data (Inpatient medical charts) OR Survey of Mission inpatients. Click here to begin.

MAHEC data (Outpatient medical charts) OR survey of MAHEC patients/residents. Click here to begin.

Theses links will guide you step-by-step through the research approval process.

Would you like a consultation with MAHEC Department of Research to discuss your project?

Request consult with MAHEC Researchers

Contact Information


MAHEC Researchers (includes contact information)

Important Links

Required Training in Protection of Human Subjects

MAHEC Research Homepage