Policies of the University of North Texas Health Science Center Chapter 12 – Research, IRB
12.201 Protection of Human Research Subjects Policy
All UNTHSC faculty, staff, and students are required to adhere to the OReC-IRB Manual: Standard Operating Principles and Procedures promulgated by the Office of Research Compliance (OReC). The protection of human research subjects is very important and regulated by federal law and guidelines. The OReC-IRB Manual: Standard Operating Principles and Procedures (SOPs) is subject to change pursuant to changes in state or federal law, as well as changes in federal regulations and regulatory agency guidance. As a result, the most current version of the UNTHSC OReC – IRB Manual can be found on the UNTHSC OReC-IRB website.
Application of Policy:
All UNTHSC Faculty, Staff, and Students.
Procedures and Responsibilities
|Procedure / Duty||Responsible Party|
|All procedures and responsibilities listed in the OReC-IRB SOPs are to be followed by designated parties.||Vice President for Research|
|Ensure UNTHSC-wide compliance with the OReC-IRB SOPs and determine what training is required to ensure knowledge of appropriate policies and assure compliance with relevant federal regulations.||Director, OReC|
|Determine any forms required to be created and/or maintained to comply with the OReC-IRB SOPs.||Director and staff, OReC|
References and Cross-references:
OReC-IRB Manual: Standard Operating Principles and Procedures
Forms and Tools
See OReC-IRB website for latest version of appropriate IRB and OReC forms and templates