If you are interested in enrolling in The HIP Study, please review the HIP Study Consent Document , and the Johns Hopkins Authorization for Disclosure of Health Information prior to your enrollment visit.
The consent forms explain the research study you are being asked to join. Study staff will review the consent forms with you in detail and answer any questions you may have before asking you to sign the consent forms.
When you sign the consent forms, you are confirming that you have been fully informed of the requirements of participating in the study and, that your participation is purely voluntary.
If you choose not to be in this study, or if you wish to stop participating in the study at any time, your care at your doctor’s office or by your doctor will not be affected in any way.
You may contact the investigators at any time during the study or in the future if you have questions about the study.