What is the Human Research Protection Program?
The Human Research Protection Program and the Broward Health IRB, together with employees and staff of Broward Health, will:
- Review and approve research proposals according to the ethical principles and guidelines of the Belmont Report, the applicable sections of the Code of Federal Regulations, and the International Conference of Harmonization Good Clinical Practice guidelines
- Safeguard the rights, welfare, and dignity of the human subjects who participate in the research process
- Promote the highest ethical standards for conducting research; and
- Provide a strong foundation of knowledge and cooperative education to facilitate the conduct of biomedical and behavioral research.