The MDPH Institutional Review Board (IRB), in cooperation with the Office of the General Counsel, developed the MDPH Conduct of Human Subject Research Protocol. All Department workforce members involved with the application, review, approval and execution of human subject research must comply with the procedures in this manual.

Questions that relate to the Conduct of Human Subject Research should be referred to:

MDPH Privacy and Data Access Office
250 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 624-5194

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