Chapter 1: Distinguishing Research from Other Activities


Jennifer Geetter and Chelsea Rutherford authored Chapter 1, Distinguishing Research from Other Activities, in the third edition of this AHLA handbook, which outlines the regulatory requirements and legal challenges associated with the evolving area of human subject research and the role of institutional review boards (IRBs).

The revised Common Rule, which takes effect January 21, 2019, will implement fundamental changes to the rules surrounding human subject research. This book provides compliance solutions for new and common problems IRBs face.