Current policies related to the Duke Health IRB and Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) are located here. View the complete list of policies.The policies are below, and you can search for policies in the following categories:

Mandatory State Reporting Requirements

State Law Considerations

The policy describes mandatory State of North Carolina reporting requirements.  A physician or other health professional must report certain conditions/circumstances/diseases to State and local agencies whether they are found in the course of non-research clinical care or as part of a research protocol. This policy relates to research-related findings that present themselves during the conduct of a protocol and must be reported outside of the institution.

State Law for Research

State Law Considerations

The policy discusses state of North Carolina law terms and principles applicable to human subjects research, including:  legally authorized representative, child, and guardian.