Privacy Board



Privacy Board makes determinations regarding HIPAA compliance for Exempt human subjects research and for activities not regulated as human subjects research.

For studies subject to IRBMED review and approval, the Full Convened Board or Expedited Reviewer(s) makes applicable determinations regarding HIPAA compliance along with determinations required by other federal regulations.


Privacy Board applications

Overall process flowchart

  • Waiver for studies Exempt under OHRP/FDA, but Regulated by HIPAA
  • Waiver for projects Not Regulated under OHRP/FDA, but Regulated by HIPAA
  • Other HIPAA provisions


HIPAA topics


Regulations, guidance and policies

The Privacy Board operates under the authority of and in accordance with HIPAA Privacy Rule and applicable University policies and procedures.




Website Approved by IRBMED Chairs and Director: October 14, 2011

Updated January 29, 2015