Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

External Resources

Resource Information and Regulation Websites

The Belmont Report

The Declaration of Helsinki (official 2013 version; all previous versions should not be used or cited except for historical purposes)

The Nuremberg Code

Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) including:

  • Compliance Oversight
  • Special Issues
  • Regulations and Policy Guidance
  • Educational Resources

OHRP "Guidance on Reviewing and Reporting Unanticipated Problems Involving Risks to Subjects or Others and Adverse Events"

OHRP "Special Protections for Children as Research Subjects"

OHRP New Set of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQs) on informed consent

OHRP Types of Determinations of Noncompliance

OHRP offers educational videos on various topics like unanticipated problems and adverse events.  OHRP plans to release additional educational videos in the future on a variety of topics.

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996)

Summary of HIPAA Privacy Rule

Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Alaska Federation of Natives, Guidelines for Research

NSF Principles for the Conduct of Research in the Arctic

International Compilation of Human Research Standards (compilation for 101 countries)

NIH Just-in-Time Procedures

JERHRE (Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics) "Jerry Notes" is an educational resource designed to introduce key concepts and develop evidence-based ethical problem-solving skills for students, investigators, and human research administrators.

Federal Regulations

45 CFR 46 - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

10 CFR 745 - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

21 CFR 50 - Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

34 CFR 97 - U.S. Department of Education