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Federal/Maryland – IRB Regulations and Policies

Human Research Use Guidelines and Regulations

34 CFR Part 99, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) – U.S. Department of Education

34 CFR Part 97, Protection of Human Subjects – U.S. Department of Education

34 CFR 98 – Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)

45 CFR 46 – Protection of Human Subjects – Department of Health and Human Services

University System of Maryland/UMBC

USM Policy on Human Subjects of Research (USM IV-2.10)

Description of individuals whom are adults and of legal age (released from parental authority), (attains the age of 18 years)

Requirements of conducting human subject research and  Institutional Review Boards

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has a Federalwide Assurance ( FWA00000069, approved through 07/26/2021)

International research

The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) has developed an International Compilation of Human Subject Research Protections. The Compilation provides direct web links to each country’s Key Organizations and laws, whenever available. OHRP believes this Compilation will help IRBs, researchers, and others to meet regulatory requirements to assure that research studies comply with applicable law. The Compilation can be accessed on the OHRP website.

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