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CRIHB Institutional Review Board

California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Policy
Effective Date: October 2008
I. Purpose
To establish an Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) to ensure that the rights and welfare of individuals and communities participating in research are protected. The IRB has the responsibility to review, and the authority to approve or disapprove research activities that are conducted by CRIHB staff, or that use data maintained by CRIHB. The IRB also has the authority to review documents that are produced from approved research. The IRB has the authority to establish conditions and requirements for approval to ensure that the activities and documents are both culturally sensitive and relevant to the American Indian individuals and communities who participate.
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For IRB Members
CRIHB Review Checklist (doc)

CRIHB Review Checklist (pdf)

For Staff and Researchers
CRIHB Expedited Waiver of Authorization
CRIHB IRB 1st Review Form
CRIHB IRB Continuation Review Form
CRIHB Claim of IRB Exemption

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