D. IRB Jurisdiction

The following studies shall be subject to NGHS IRB review:

  • Studies either conducted by or participated in by staff members of NGHS, medical or non-medical, when they are representing NGHS.
  • Studies conducted within NGHS facilities or property.
  • Studies conducted using private information under the jurisdiction of NGHS
  • Studies conducted in a private practice or by community investigators but using NGHS facilities or services for standard, non-investigational procedures.

The following studies may be reviewed by the IRB:

  • Studies conducted by part time staff members outside the scope of their employment and the confines of the institution, and
  • Studies conducted by community investigators with or without access to an institutionally based IRB.
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