Department:

UAMS Human Research Advisory Committee

Policy Number:

2.1

Section:

Relationships

Effective Date:

July 31, 2002

Revision Date:

November 18, 2002

  SUBJECT:  To the Administration

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) HRAC is appointed by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Sponsored Research at UAMS.  Selection of members is representative of the academic units of the campus:  College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Health Related Professions, College of Public Health, and the Office of Educational Development.  

Administratively, the HRAC support staff reports to the Director of the Research Support Office who reports to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Sponsored Research at UAMS.

Research that has been approved by an HRAC may be subject to further appropriate review and approval or disapproval by officials of UAMS. However, those officials may not approve the research if it has not been approved by an HRAC (38CFR16.112).