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Human Subjects Research Protection Program (HRPP) Policy Index

The HRPP maintains the human subjects research protections policies utilized by all UW-Madison Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and campus officials. A list of these policies is below. Using the above search box is recommended when looking for specific policies.

Additionally, researchers and study teams should review the documentation specific to the IRB office that they are working with. The Health Sciences IRBs Office hosts additional Policy and Guidance  documents, while the Ed/SBS IRB Office hosts additional Guidance documents.

If you are unable to find what you are looking for on this page or the relevant IRB Office's pages, please visit the HRPP Resources for Researchers  page, which contains forms, guidance documents, and links to other campus resources. 

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Adequate Resources for Human Research Protection Program

Application of Federalwide Assurance (FWA) Terms to UW-Madison Human Subjects Research Policy
August 6, 2014
Compliance with Human Research Protections in Sponsored Research

IRB Members’ Conflicts of Interest
July 7, 2015
Conflicts of Interest of Non-UW-Madison Key Personnel

Continuing Review: Submission and Review
July 7, 2015
Control of Test Articles Used in Research 

Cross-Campus Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Committee Charter
September 1, 2014
Emergency Use of Test Articles
Engagement in Human Participants Research at UW-Madison 
March 26, 2015
Equitable Selection of Research Participants

Evaluating the Scientific or Scholarly Merits of Proposed Research
Exceptions to Informed Consent Requirements in Emergency Situations

Existing Datasets Policy 

Expert Review
December 11, 2014
Five Year Replacement/Renewal
March 26, 2015
HRPP Compliance Monitoring and Quality Improvement

HRPP Education and Training Policy

Initial Review: Submission and Review Policy

Institutional Officials in Charge of HRPPJuly 7, 2015
IRB Analysis of Risks and Benefits of Research

IRB Authority and Independence
August 6, 2014
IRB Authorization Agreements

IRB Composition and Quality Performance
July 7, 2015
IRB Consultants Use and Conflict of InterestJuly 7, 2015
IRB Meeting Minutes and Regulatory Documentation
March 26, 2015
IRB Meetings
December 11, 2014
IRB of RecordMarch 26, 2015
IRB Purview 
December 11, 2014
IRB Review of Study Resources

Maintenance of IRB Records
Monitoring the Consent ProcessMarch 26, 2015
Noncompliance Policy (Reporting Noncompliance and Handling Noncompliance Reports)
Obtaining and Documenting Informed Consent
Exempt Research
Principal Investigator Status for UW-Madison Human Participants Studies
Protecting Research Participants Privacy Interests and Confidentiality of Data
Provision of Sufficient IRBs
Creation and Dissemination of Policies and Related Documentation
 July 7, 2015
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Recruitment of Research Participants
Reporting Questions, Suggestions and Concerns about HRPP and IRBs
Reporting to Federal Authorities (Unanticipated Problems, Noncompliance and Suspensions and Terminations of Research)
Research with Adult Participants Lacking Capacity to Consent
March 26, 2015
Retention of IRB Records

Changes in Research Activities: Submission and Review
 July 7, 2015
Review of Data and Safety Monitoring in Research

Review of Research Involving Vulnerable Participants
Review of Social and Behavioral Science Studies with Genetic Testing Component
Review of Test Article Research
Student Research
March 26, 2015
Study ClosureMarch 26, 2015
Suspension and Termination of Approved Research

Unanticipated Problems Policy
Use of a Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) for Treatment or Research
Use of Human Fetal Tissue in Research
December 11, 2014

Keywords:human subjects research policies, research policy,   Doc ID:34101
Owner:Ryan M.Group:VCRGE and Graduate School
Created:2013-10-02 15:42 CDTUpdated:2015-08-20 13:19 CDT
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