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.
Please note that the following policies and procedures override any policies and procedures covering the same topics in the 2009 Manual.
The below documents are some of the HRPP Policies, Procedures and Guidelines and for a more complete list, please click here.
- 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
- Adjunct Faculty Request to Serve as a PI
- Exempt IRB Review
- Expedited Review
- Convened IRB Review
- Expired Studies
- Study Closures
- IRB Appeals Process
- Criteria for IRB Approval
- Informed Consent Process and Documentation
- Multisite Research
- Use of Raffles as Compensation for Participation
- Research Conduct in an International Setting
- Children as Research Subjects
- Internet or Mobile Technology
- Prisoners as Research Subjects
- Student Subject Pools
- CUNY College-Specific Policies Regarding Recruitment of Students as Research Subjects
- Accounting for Total Subject Enrollment
- Unanticipated Problems and Adverse Effects
- Dispositions of Allegations of Non-Compliance
- Suspension or Termination of Human Subject Research