Human Subjects Protection

All members of research teams that come in contact with human subjects must attend an education/training program to comply with the Department of Defense (DoD) directive for the protection of human subjects in DoD-supported research (Number 3216.2, March 25, 2002).

You must ensure that your research team members receive human subjects protection training and forward certifications to TSNRP prior to initiating your research study.

Many institutions have developed their own education and training course for the protection of human subjects. If you or any of your team members have already received such training, forward a copy of the certifications. Online IRB training opportunities are also available.

All team members must certify familiarity and compliance with:

Complete and sign the Ethical Standards in Research Involving Human Subjects form and forward it to TSNRP.