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Human Subjects

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:

>> HREB 2016 SPRING MEETING DATES
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

Policy for exempt certification of research studies that have received exempt certification from other institutions covered by an FWA
» 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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