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WVU Research Related Policies

  • WVU Conflict of Interest 
  • WVU Hospital Pharmacy (PDF)
  • Tissue and Data Repository (PDF)
  • Investigational Device Exemption\Investigational New Drug (PDF)
  • Humanitarian Use Device - HUD (PDF)


  • WVU and WVU-HSC 

    Information Privacy and Protection Policies

    Research Projects using Protected Health Information (PHI):
    Review the WVU Health Care Components and Business Associates list to determine if your department meets the definition of a Covered Entity or if your department performs Covered Functions. Departments on the list must fully comply with federal HIPAA privacy and security rules and institutional HIPAA policies. Departments not on the list must comply with applicable institutional information security and privacy policies according to the type of data used for the research project.

    Research Projects using Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Personal Information (PI):
    Research projects using student data, should review the WVU FERPA policy to determine applicability. Research projects using PII or PI should review the WVU Information Privacy Policy, the   Sensitive Data Policy and the  Sensitive Data Protection Standard to determine applicability.  

    WVU Policies
  • WVU HIPAA Hybrid Entity Designation 7/1/19
  • WVU HIPAA Health Care Components and Business Associates
  • WVU HIPAA Safeguards
  • WVU Information Privacy Policy
  • WVU Sensitive Data Policy
  • WVU Sensitive Data Protection Standard
  • WVU FERPA Policy
  • WVU Social Security Number Protection Policy

  • WVU HSC Policies
  • WVU HSC Standards, Policies, Procedures and Interim HIPAA Policy 3/19/18
  • WVU HSC HIPAA Policy and Procedure 10/8/2019

  • WVU Department Extra Credit Policies

    The WVU IRB has approved the following departmental extra-credit policies for research:

    • Business and Economics
    • Math
    • Physics
    • World Languages
    • Literature and Linguistics
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Communications

    If your department is not listed here and you wish to submit an extra credit policy to be approved by the IRB, please contact the Office of Human Research Protections.

    Federal Policies