HRPP Policies and Procedures

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Carina M. Quintian
HRPP Coordinator 

BMW Room 606.02
Office Hours:
9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Telephone: (212) 237-8961


The CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is responsible for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research projects conducted at CUNY or by CUNY faculty, staff and students and RF CUNY staff. The program provides oversight, administrative support and educational training to ensure that CUNY research complies with federal and State regulations, University policy and the highest ethical standards. The CUNY HRPP comprises of 5 University Integrated Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and 19 on-site HRPP offices.

CUNY HRPP Policies and Procedures Manual 2009

Please note that the following policies and procedures override any policies and procedures covering the same topics in the 2009 Manual.

When is CUNY HRPP or IRB Review Required?
HRPP Staff Responsibilities
IRB Member Roles and Responsibilities
Researcher Responsibilities
PI Qualifications and Responsibilities 
• Faculty Advisor Responsibilities 

Review Types and Processes


IRB Requirements


Subject Populations


Compliance Monitoring


New York State Requirements