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Regulations and Ethics

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Online IRB Submissions Meriter uses a Web-based submission system for tracking and reviewing research protocols.

Learn More About Online Submissions Visit our About Online Applications section.

Contact IRB Office:
Liz Michaels, MS, CIP
IRB Coordinator

202 S. Park Street, 1 Center
Madison, WI 53715
Office: (608) 417-6411
Fax: (608) 417-5675

UW-Madison Contact:
IRB Submission Specialist

Meriter Institutional Review Board (IRB) holds a federal-wide assurance with the Department of Health and Human Services. This assurance is Meriter's written agreement to abide by the federal regulations for human subject protection in research.

Regulations Protecting Human Subjects

Food and Drug Administration Regulations

21 CFR 50    Protection of Human Subjects

21 CFR 56    Institutional Review Boards
                        FDA Information Sheets

Department of Health & Human Services Regulations

45 CFR 46    Protection of Human Subjects
                        Expedited Review Categories

Other Regulations

Privacy Rule - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
     Understanding the HIPAA Regulation
          Protecting Personal Health Information in Research: Understanding the HIPAA Privacy Rule
          Institutional Review Boards and the HIPAA Privacy Rule


As part of our assurance, Meriter agrees to follow the ethical principles for human research in the Belmont Report.