This site is designed to provide SIUE faculty and staff with information regarding University policies that govern the use of human subjects in research at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. It also includes information about the new federal regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that covers all research involving access to patient records or other private health information. Project directors whose research involves the use of health information are encouraged to contact the Office of Research and Projects for additional information about the new federal law.
Please use the links on the navigation bar to obtain specific information. If you have questions or comments about these policies, please contact the staff in the Office of Research and Projects.