Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

2 min Average

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.

Regulations Protecting Human Subjects

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

Other Regulations

Privacy Rule - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Understanding the HIPAA Regulation


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