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Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
Phone: (603) 646-6482
Fax: (603) 646-9141
Interdepartmental Mail:
HB 6254
Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
63 South Main Street, Room 302
Hanover, NH 03755

Upcoming Events

December 11
3 PM - 4 PM
IRB Education Session
DHMC, Borwell 758W

December 12
11 AM - 1 PM
Office Hours
GSMD Registrar's Suite, DHMC


Policy, Guidance, and Procedures

Conflict of Interest Policy on Human Subjects Research for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth College

CPHS Standard Operating Procedures
This document generally describes CPHS operations, based on human subjects protections regulations and guidance.  We invite your comments and questions.

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CPHS General Information

CPHS Fees 
This memo describes the CPHS fees effective July 1, 2011.

Memo Regarding the Use of Commercial IRBs

Data Safety Monitoring and Reporting of Adverse Events to CPHS For Clinical Trials
This memo is an update to the requirements for reporting Adverse Events to the CPHS, and also clarifies the importance of rigorous data and safety monitoring in clinical trials involving human subjects.

Protocol Deviation and Eligibility Exception Memo

Classroom Activities and Independent Student Projects
This memo clarifies institutional procedures related to CPHS review of student projects.

Quality Improvement Program Memo
This memo is an update regarding the Quality Improvement Program (QIP).

Research Which May Enroll Prisoners
The IRB office has received several inquiries over the past few months related to the allowability of enrolling prisoners into a research study. See the attached memo for the answer.

Research Enrolling Geisel School of Medicine Students
Projects specifically recruit Geisel medical school students as potential subjects because of their student status must be reviewed by the Medical Education Institutional Review Committee (MEIRC), as detailed in this memo. Please contact Greg Ogrinc MD for more information.

Last Updated: 10/7/14