Helpful Links and Resources

Department of Health and Human Services Federal Guidelines for Basic Ethical Principles (Primary Resource for Information Related to Human Subject Research Protections):

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTIONS (For an Understanding of the Necessity for and Historical Development of Current Regulatory Standards Related to Human Subject Research):

  • Belmont Report:

  • Nuremberg Code:

  • Kefauver-Harris Amendment:

  • Declaration of Helsinki:

  • Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Research Subjects: The “Common Rule”:

FEDERAL GUIDELINES USED FOR PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS: Code of Federal Regulations TITLE 45 PART 46 Subparts A-E. (TUC IRB Assesses Human Research Proposals Based on Regulations Outlined by This Document):


  • Informed Consent Checklist:

  • Informed Consent from Vulnerable Populations:

  • Video Interview w/ Potential Research Subject Outlining Informed Consent Information:

Human Subject Regulations Decision Charts Used for Determination of IRB Review Exemption Status:

Human Subject Research Categories Qualifying for Expedited Review:

CITI Program (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) Online Training Course (Online Human Research Subjects Protections Training Module Recommended by the TUC IRB)

NIH Online Training Course: Protecting Human Research Participants:

NIH Training Resource Archive (Further Resources Available for Training in Human Research Protections):