Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

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Regulations and Ethics

UnityPoint Health - Meriter Institutional Review Board (IRB) holds a federal-wide assurance with the Department of Health and Human Services. This assurance is Meriter's written agreement to abide by the federal regulations for human subject protection in research.

Food and Drug Administration Regulations

21 CFR 50

Protection of Human Subjects

21 CFR 56

Institutional Review Boards


FDA Information Sheets

Department of Health & Human Services Regulations

45 CFR 46

Protection of Human Subjects


Expedited Review Categories

HIPAA Privacy Rule

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

HIPAA and Research Overview

HIPAA Implications of UW - Meriter JOA on Data Sharing


As part of our assurance, Meriter agrees to follow the ethical principles for human research in the Belmont Report.