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Protection of Human Subjects in Research

LMC Revised Date

Office of Origin: Institutional Research
Date Adopted: 11-22-11
Date Last Reviewed: 09-18-2018
Last Date Modified & Approved: 11-22-11, 02-05-19

Policy Statement:

It is the policy of Lake Michigan College (the 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 the College to utilize an Institutional Review Board for the review of research best practices.

Responsibility: Director, 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 March 18, 2016.

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.

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