Human Research Ethics Board (HREB)

This website represents the official source of record for the Human Research and Ethics Board's policies and procedures

 

HUMAN RESEARCH ETHICS BOARD (HREB) Information:

>> Fall 2016 Meeting Schedule

Please submit protocols for HREB review two-and-a-half weeks prior to desired review date. Protocols should be submitted to the Office of Sponsored Programs, Haggerty 604.

 

POLICIES, PROCEDURES and PRINCIPLES

 

GUIDANCE

» Determining the need for HREB review from definitions and scenarios *
Determining whether your research is human subject research (includes meta-analysis and pre-existing data scenarios).
» Engagement of institutions in research

Using the student e-mail list for recruitment (frequently asked questions)

 

FORMS

Forms for investigators
*Please note that the Word forms may be completed and saved within Word.

If the Investigator is a Student, please have Faculty Adviser complete the F.A. Assurances Addendum [ PDF or Word]

***This addendum must be attached to H.R.E.B. applications submitted by a student.

 

Forms for HREB Members

 

Exempt Checklists:

  • Existing data exemption checklist [ PDF* or Word]
  • Interview/Survey Exemption checklist [ PDF* or Word]
  • Education Research Exemption Checklist [ PDF* or Word]

 

Other Checklists:

 

HIPAA

  • SUNY New Paltz policy and procedure on research subjects' right to privacy *
  • HIPAA introduction *
  • Model forms for use by covered entities [ PDF or Word]
  • HIPAA authorization - instructions for preparing consent documents for HIPAA compliance *
  • Attachment A* - What about confidentiality of records and authorization to use/share protected health information for research? [ PDF or Word]
  • Attachment B* - Consent language for banking specimens or voice/fingerprints in research [ PDF or Word]
  • Attachment C* - Consent to participate in research and authorization to use and share personal health information [ PDF or Word]
  • Attachment D* - Consent to participate in research and authorization to use and share personal health information (for subjects 18 years of age and older) [ PDF or Word]
  • Attachment E* - Consent to participate in research and authorization to use and share personal health information (for subjects less than 18 years of age) [ PDF or Word]
  • Application for HIPAA waiver of authorization [ PDF or Word]
  • HIPAA de-identification certification form [ PDF or Word]
  • Limited data set (LDS) request form [ PDF or Word]
  • Model data use agreement [PDF or Word]
  • Model request for permission to access identifiable health information of deceased individuals [ PDF or Word]
  • Model request for permission to access identifiable health information for reviews preparatory to research [ PDF or Word]

» Human subjects education programs (CITI)


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