Institutional Review Board

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

The function of the MSDH Institutional Review Board is to perform an ethical review of human topics research tasks to identify whether the potential benefits of the research to subjects exceed the risk that may be related to the research. IRB review is needed for all first or continuing research jobs in which tasks extend past standard public health surveillance and program improvement/evaluation jobs. Research tasks led by a non-MSDH staff member has to determine an MSDH staff member who acts as a research co-investigator. The NIOSH IRB is one of CDC's Institutional Review Boards All research entailing human participants that is performed or supported by NIOSH has to adhere to the HHS Policy for Protection of Human Research Subjects. This includes research carried out by NIOSH employees or sustained by NIOSH with funding or stipulation of other tangible assistance, whether carried out inside or outside the United States. IRB obligations consist of however not limited to the evaluating, accepting, and offering proceeding review of test procedure and changes and of the approaches and material to be used in recording and getting educated consent of the trial. Other comparable boards with the same or comparable functions, such as an Independent Ethics Committee are additionally considered to be IRBs. Sourced From NCImetathesaurus Informed Consent for Registries from Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide [Internet, 4th Edition] Learn More NCATS Toolkit for Patient-Focused Therapy Development: Institutional Review Board Rare Diseases Registry Program: Protect Human Research Participants.

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