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ABOUT

HML IRB EXPEREINCE

Since 2000, HML IRB has provided over 1800 research ethics and quality assurance reviews in 182 countries for

UNICEFThe World Bank, United States Institute of Peace, Mathematica 

and more than 120 other organizations (see below).  Our focus is on social & behavioral research in public health, children, education, refugee & migration, economics, WASH, agriculture, M&E, COVID-19, HIV/AIDS,etc.  Many of these studies include subjects who are in high or very high-risk situations (e.g., war and armed conflict, forced migration, physical or sexual abuse, forced labor, drug or sexual trafficking, prisoners, violence, etc.).

Our concern is human research subject protection.

All reviews are strictly confidential.

We will be glad to provide references on request.

EXPEIENCE

HML IRB MEMBERSHIP

D. Michael Anderson, PhD, MPH, Chair & Human Subjects Protections Director    

Penelope A. Lantz, JD, General Legal Counsel, Health & Family Law & International Research Ethics Law

Lawrence O. Agyekum, PhD, MSc, Program Measurement & Evaluation, Research Design, Biomedical Informatics

Kimberly A. Ashburn, PhD, MPH, Design & Implementation of Social & Behavioral Research in Developing Countries

Asher E. Beckwitt, PhD, Qualitative Analysis Research Design & Methodology

Kristy Cook, PhD, MA, International development program management, design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation

Alison Corbacio, MA, International Program Design, WASH, Measurement & Evaluation, Maternal & Child Health

Jennifer Crumlish, PhD, Clinical Child Psychology Research & Counseling, Protective Services, Psychological Assessment

Luther-King O. Fasehun, MD, MS, MSc, Global Health, Adolescent Sexual Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Karen G. Fleischman Foreit, PhD, International Operations Research, Measurement & Evaluation

Venkatesh Ganapathy, MD, Investigator Initiated Study Support, Regulatory Compliance, Outcomes Research 

Suzanne Johnson, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Psychosocial & Child Abuse Counseling, Refugee Counseling

Jeff Mellow, PhD, MA, Correctional Policy, Community Corrections, Reentry, Practice & Effectiveness, Critical Incidents.

Jeffrey Pagel, PhD, MS, International & Applied Economics and Labour Research, Research Design

Sarah B. Paige, PhD, MPH, Infectious & Zoonotic Disease Prevention, Evidence-based Community Health Programming

Katrina B. Stone, PhD, MS, Social Policy, Criminal Justice, and Vulnerable Population Research

David M. Vannier, PhD, Biomedical Research, and Science Education, Training & Policy Research

Jennifer A. Virgo, MSW, LICSW, Maternal & Child Health, At-Risk Youth, & School-Based Therapy

membership
CLIENT

WE HAVE OVER 120 CLIENTS WORLDWIDE, INCLUDING:

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

The World Bank Group

United States Institute of Peace

Mathematica

The Palladium Group

A2F Consulting      the Atlantic Council      Age of Learning 

Brigham Young University      the Brookings Institution       Boston Scientific   

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics     CARE     Classroom Inc   

DAI Global      Dalberg Research      Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (India)      

EcoHealth Alliance     Ernest & Young      FHI 360      Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)     Innovations for Poverty Action     Insight Policy Research      International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)    International Labour Organization (ILO)   IOD Park    Ipsos   IREX    Iris Group International      Making Cents International   MEF Associates    NR Management Consultants India    National Institutes of Health (NIH)     Neuromotion Labs     Opinión Pública Ecuador           Oxford University    Prevent Cancer Foundation     Population Reference Bureau (PRB)      Precision Agriculture for Development      Public Policy & Management Institute      Results for Development (R4D)    RTI International      Sanigest International       Save the Children    SRI International     State of Kansas    State of Washington     Underwriters Laboratory    Universalia

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations World Food Program (WFP)

United Nations Women

 

plus over 75 other international aid organizations, research organizations, and universities

HML IRB AUTHORIZATIN

HML IRB AUTHORIZATION 

HML IRB Research & Ethics

HML Institutional Review Board has received continuous re-authorizations since 1995, and is registered with the US Department of Health & Human ServicesOffice of Human Research Protections (OHRP Institutional Review Board #00001211, Federal Wide Assurance #00001102, IORG #0000850) to review research involving human subjects conducted or supported by the DHHS, or other federal departments or agencies that apply the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the “Common Rule”).

HML IRB STANDARDS

HML IRB follows rules and guidelines contained in the USDHHS Code of Federal Regulations for the protection of human subjects (45CFR46), and The International Compilation of Human Research Standards of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines governing human subjects research in 107 countries, plus standards from several international and regional organizations.  We also follow the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) IRB Guidebook, and the Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research from The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (the Belmont Report), the UNICEF Procedure for Ethical Standards in Research, Evaluation, Data Collection, and Analysis, and the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).

STANDARDS
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