Md. Code Regs. - Research

A. An individual researcher or institution shall apply for and receive approval from the Department before starting research in collaboration with an OADPO program.
B. The Department shall:
(1) Review each request; and
(2) Approve or disapprove the proposed research based on whether the proposed research:
(a) Advances scientific knowledge or practice related to opioid-associated disease prevention and outreach;
(b) Has approaches, aims, and methods that will allow the researcher to perform descriptive analyses or test hypotheses;
(c) Has one or more investigators who have training and experience with the approaches and methods;
(d) Will impede or interfere with the operations of the OADPO program;
(e) Is approved by the Department's Institutional Review Board to ensure that the research will be conducted according to established ethical guidelines for research in the field of opioid-associated disease prevention and outreach; and
(f) Will keep any data used for the research confidential as required by:
(i) Health-General Article, § 24-906(B), Annotated Code of Maryland;
(ii) 42 U.S.C. § 290dd-2; and
(iii) 42 CFR Part 2.


Md. Code Regs.
Regulation .08 adopted effective 44:8 Md. R. 404, eff. 4/24/2017

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