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Current Research Participants

CDC Research Participants

Start of Appointment

Beginning an ORISE research appointment at the CDC.

Renewal of Appointment

Extending or renewing a research appointment.

End of Appointment

Concluding a research appointment at the CDC.

Nature of the Appointment

Description of ORISE Research Participation Appointments at the CDC.

Stipend Information

Information on the calculation, payment, and receipt of stipends, including direct deposit instructions, health insurance premiums, and tax information for research participants.

Health Insurance

Research participants must have health insurance during their time at the CDC. Learn about this requirement and the coverage available through ORAU.


Information for participant travel and reimbursement during research appointments.

Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens

Important information for non-U.S. citizens participating in ORISE research programs.


Downloadable documents for stipend payments, travel, health insurance, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the questions most commonly asked by ORISE participants.

Contact ORISE

Get in touch with ORISE staff who can help.