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Research Opportunities


Human Subject Research
The Department offers opportunities to individuals, groups, and agencies conducting research.

Regulations for Human Subject Research (.doc file)
No human research may be conducted without informing the participant or his legally authorized representative in writing of the risks, procedures, and discomforts of the research. The voluntary informed consent of the participant or his legally authorized representative to participate in the research must be documented in writing and supported by signature of a witness not involved in the conduct of the research, except as provided in these regulations.

See the Research Proposal Form and Instructions for Completing Research Proposal Form in the Forms section