Sec. 3358:11-4-19 - Institutional review board for research policy

ยง 3358:11-4-19. Institutional review board for research policy

(A) Purpose. The board of trustees establishes an institutional review board for the purpose of protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects in research.

(B) Definition. Research at the college means a systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge.

(C) Application. Owens state community college is a publicly funded institution of higher education and is required to comply with federal, state, local laws, regulations and professional protocols. Specifically, 45 C.F.R. 46.101 for protection of human research subjects shall apply to the institutional review board and to individuals who conduct research at/for/or in sponsorship of Owens state community college, regardless of the source of funding.

(D) Authorization. The institutional review board is authorized to take administrative action to apply federal, state and local regulations as well as professional protocols, procedures and guidelines for the purpose of protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects in research conducted at/for/or in sponsorship of Owens state community college.

(E) Implementation. The college's chief academic officer shall make appointments to the institutional review board. The institutional review board shall review all projects and programs involving human subjects, and the board shall function under the direction of the assigned institutional official, who is responsible for research oversight and whose office shall support the activities of the institutional research board.

Replaces: 3358:11-4-19

(Effective: 1/9/2012 Promulgated Under: 111.15 Statutory Authority: 3358.08 Rule Amplifies: 3358.08 Prior Effective Dates: 1/9/2012)

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