FAQs

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April 6, 2020

What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19?

April 6, 2020

What if I am presenting COVID-19 symptoms?

March 30, 2020

Where can I find the NIH guidance for clinical trials and human subjects studies?

March 30, 2020

Where can I find the FDA guidance for clinical trials and human subjects studies?

March 30, 2020

What activities are not considered 'research' as defined by the Department of Health and Human Services?

March 30, 2020

What general considerations for informed consent should be considered?

March 30, 2020

Is remote consenting for human subject research allowed?

March 30, 2020

What do I need to document if I can’t obtain a participant signature on an informed consent document?

March 30, 2020

Is a request for research subjects to not sign a consent form considered a waiver of documentation?

March 30, 2020

How do I obtain consent from COVID-19 patients in a containment unit or quarantined space, or a physically unavailable LAR?

March 30, 2020

How do I conduct the process of informed consent with research subjects or LARs?

March 30, 2020

Do I need to get re-consent from research subjects about any research changes?

March 30, 2020

Are telemedicine activities compliant with HIPAA?

March 30, 2020

What about HIPAA compliance and covered entities?

March 30, 2020

Whom should I contact if I have additional questions or want more information about human subjects research?

March 26, 2020

Are there research restrictions in place?

March 26, 2020

What are Severe Research Restrictions?

March 25, 2020

Can Graduate Research Assistants be designated as “Essential for Pandemic Circumstances – On Campus”?

March 25, 2020

Is UMB discontinuing research?

March 25, 2020

Where can I find specific guidance related to research?

March 18, 2020

Will employees who are required to work during an Emergency Closure be entitled to additional compensation or leave?