Chapter 5 – Where to Find What You Need
Where to find what you need to further help you begin the research process.
5.1 Where do I find help and/or information about conducting research at The Ohio State University?
5.2 Where can I access the major laws & regulations related to human subjects research?
5.3 Other Helpful Links
- Office of Research
- Industry Liaison Office (ILO)
- Office of Research Compliance
- Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP)
- Office of Sponsored Programs
- PI Portal – Direct access to current awards and protocols for researchers
- Technology Commercialization Office
- Graduate School
- Ohio State Legal Affairs
- Research in View – Searchable database created to serve as a comprehensive, single-point resource of faculty and staff expertise and scholarly activity
- Undergraduate Research Office
45 CFR 46 (“Common Rule”)
- Code of Federal Regulations from the US Department of Health and Human Services
The HIPAA Privacy Rule is a federal law that generally prohibits health care providers (such as physicians or other health care practitioners, hospitals, nursing facilities, and clinics) from using or disclosing protected health information without written authorization from patients. Investigators intending to use or release any identifiable health information to others (e.g., sponsors, other investigators, collaborators) in connection with the research must indicate this in the IRB application.
PHI is health information transmitted or maintained in any form or medium that includes ALL of the three following characteristics:
- Identifies or could be used to identify an individual
- Is created or received by a healthcare provider, health plan, or healthcare clearinghouse
- Relates to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual; the provision of healthcare to an individual; or the past, present, or future payment for the provision of healthcare to an individual.
- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (34 CFR Part 99) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the US Department of Education.
- OSU Office of Academic Affairs Resources
- OHRP International Research resources
- The International Compilation of Human Research Protections is a listing of the laws, regulations, and guidelines that govern human subjects research in many countries around the world.
Community Based Research
- Community Research Partners (includes links to data sets)
- National Community Research Groups:
- American Educational Research Association
- American Psychological Association
- American Society for Bioethics & Humanities
- Belmont Report
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Declaration of Helsinki (World Medical Association)
- Ethnographic Resources related to Folklore, Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, and the Humanities
- Gerontological Society of America
- National Association of IRB Managers
- National Association of Social Workers
- National Cancer Institute
- National Council for the Traditional Arts
- National Institutes of Health
- NIH Bioethics Resources on the Web
- Nuremberg Code
- Oral History Association
- President’s Council on Bioethics
- Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
- Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections
- Society for Research in Child Development