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Office of Research Compliance

Policies, Guidance and Principles





Ethical Principles


Federal Regulations - Protection of Human Subjects

  • 45 CFR 46:  Protection of Human Subjects
    • Subpart A: (The Common Rule) Federal Policy for the Protection of Human  Subjects (Basic DHHS Policy for Protection on Human Research Subjects)
    • Subpart B: Additional Protections for Pregnant Women, Human Fetuses and Neonates Involved in Research
    • Subpart C: Additional DHHS Protections Pertaining to Biomedical and Behavioral Research Involving Prisoners as Subjects
    • Subpart D: Additional DHHS Protections for Children Involved as Subjects in Research
  • 21 CFR 50:  Protection of Human Subjects


Federal Laws and Regulations Related to Human Subjects Research

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule
  • FERPA: Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act


Other Guidance and Resources

Office of Research Compliance

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