Research Explainers

We help researchers communicate with participants, partners, and the public.

For more examples, please get in touch.


 
 
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"Demonstrating Respect and Acceptable Consent Strategies" Study

Working with researchers at Johns Hopkins University, we created a series of storybook-style animations that depicted variations of a doctor's appointment. In the animations, the patient is asked to participate in a research study comparing the effectiveness of two types of medication.

 


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The ROMP Ethics Study

The ROMP Ethics Study is an NIH-funded national survey assessing public attitudes about the ethics of Research on Medical Practices. We created a series of whiteboard videos and comics for use in triggering group discussions and survey responses. Here is a link to one of the papers from the research, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.


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The VALUES Project

The VALUES Project investigated the perspectives of diverse patients on prospective, longitudinal research that uses patient samples and data. Our role was to develop a series of videos using a metaphor of a library as a repository of medical information. You can learn more on the project website: TheValuesProject.stanford.edu.