Collection Title: Office of Human Research Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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||21 feet of linear shelf space
||The Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE) is responsible for ethical and regulatory
oversight of research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that involves
human subjects. The OHRE administers, supports, and guides the work of the Institutional
Review Boards (IRBs) and all related activities. Any research involving human subjects
proposed by faculty, staff, or students must be reviewed and approved by an IRB before
research may begin, and before related grants may be funded. OHRE and the IRBs are
components of the coordinated Human Research Protection Program, which serves to protect
the rights and welfare of human subjects. The records consist of committee and council
meeting minutes. Acquired as part of University Archives.
||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Office of Human Research Ethics.
||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives.
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- Copyright Notice
- Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants,
as stipulated by United States copyright law.
- Preferred Citation
- [Identification of item], in the Office of Human Research Ethics at the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40318, University Archives, The Wilson Library,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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- Sensitive Materials Statement
- Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or
confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy
laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. §
132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of
State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.).
Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to
identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent
of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under
common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's
private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable
person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no
This summary description was created by Tierra Thomas in January 2020 to provide information
about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.
Encoded by: Laura Smith
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