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Helpful Research Resources

Clinical Trials Office
www.unitypoint.org/research
(515) 241-6727

Institutional Review Board Office

www.unitypoint.org/irb
Jody Gray
Human Research Protection Program Manager
Jody.Gray@unitypoint.org
(515) 241-8598

Kathy Karpowicz

Director of Ethics, Palliative Care, and HRPP
Research Subject Advocate
Kathy.Karpowicz@unitypoint.org
(515) 263-5483


Helpful Online Research Resources

The Belmont Report

www.hhs.gov

  • Ethical framework for the conduct of research

Good Clinical Practice Guidelines

www.ich.org

  • International ethical and scientific quality standard for designing, conducting, recording and reporting trials
  • Provides a unified standard for European Union, Japan and the US to facilitate mutual acceptance of clinical data by the regulatory authorities

Clinical Trials

www.clinicaltrials.gov

  • Listing of clinical trials registered with the National Library of Medicine
  • Helpful to access to determine what trials are being conducted for a given drug

FDA

www.fda.gov

  • Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
  • Assures safety and efficacy of drugs

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs

www.aahrpp.org

  • An independent, non-profit accrediting body to ensure human research subjects protection programs are meeting rigorous standards for quality and protection

Association for Clinical Research Professionals

www.acrpnet.org

  • A resource for clinical research professionals to assist with educational and networking needs of researchers