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Department of Defense

Excessive Human Subjects Reveiw Board Reqs

I am in no way debating the usefulness or ethical obligation of human subject review boards, especially in DoD funded clinical research. However, the current system requires an investagator to submit IRB packages for approval at the institution the researcher is employed at regardless of whether the work is actually being conducted within that site. This requirement simply fails to reflect the collaborative nature of... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Improve Research Efficiency - Institutional Review Boards

Currently, the Institutional Review Boards of each VA facility creates their own form based on the federal regulations for human subjects research. Rather than having every facility reinvent the wheel, there should be one standardized set of forms that are used nationwide.

Furthermore, these forms should be migrated to an online system, which would save paper. The form for an average research study application in my... more »

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