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Protection of Human Subjects in Research

Office of Origin: Offices of Institutional Research
Date Adopted: 11-22-11
Date Last Reviewed:
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Policy Statement:

It is the policy of Lake Michigan College to comply with all applicable federal regulations regarding the use of human subjects in research projects; respect the rights, well-being and personal privacy of individuals; assure a favorable climate for the conduct of academic-oriented inquiry; and protect the interests of Lake Michigan College. It is also the policy of Lake Michigan College to utilize an Institutional Review Board for the review of research best practices.

Responsibility: Offices of Institutional Research

References: Title 45 CFR 690: Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects 45 CFR 46: Federal Regulations, basic federal regulations governing human subject research

  • 21 CFR 56: Title 21 Federal Regulations, basic federal regulations governing institutional review boards (IRBs)
  • emphasis to be placed on the Institutional Review Board (IRB): A Community College Planning Guide. American Psychological Association, Committee of Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges, 2009.