Pilot Changes to Dearborn IRB Oversight and Process
Beginning January 1, 2019, the Dearborn Institutional Review Board will be consolidated with the University of Michigan Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB-HSBS) located on the Ann Arbor campus.
It is expected that Dearborn researchers will notice very little difference around the submission and review of research applications. All Dearborn projects will be reviewed by Dearborn faculty who will also sit as regular members of each IRB-HSBS board. Deb Schneider will continue in her role as the Core Staff representative for the Dearborn campus. She will continue to assist researchers, answer questions, and conduct initial regulatory and administrative reviews on all applications from Dearborn researchers.
IRB campus and classroom educational sessions will be managed by the IRB-HSBS Educational Coordinator, in consultation and collaboration with Deb Schneider.
Deb Schneider 734-763-5084 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Human Subjects Regulations
The implementation of the new Human Subject Regulations has been pushed back to January 21, 2019. The new regulations are expected to reduce the burden on researchers. Changes include eliminating Continuing Review on many Expedited studies, new categories of Exempt research, self determination of Exempt status, and changes to Informed Consent. This space will be updated as more information becomes available.