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Research Regulatory Oversight Office

The Research Regulatory Oversight Office (R2O2) is responsible for oversight of DoD-conducted and -supported research activities involving humans and animals to ensure compliance with all legal and ethical requirements. Our oversight responsibility includes:

  • Research involving human subjects
  • Research and testing with animals
  • Implementation of the research integrity and misconduct rules

The scope of our oversight includes all institutions under the purview of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (P&R).

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Consent Checklist

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5/20/2015

DoD Directive 3216.02 defines research involving a human being as an experimental subject as an activity, for research purposes, where there is an intervention or interaction with a human being for the primary purpose of obtaining data regarding the effect of the intervention or interaction. Examples of interventions or interactions include, but are not limited to, a physical procedure, a drug, a manipulation of the subject or subject's environment, the withholding of an intervention that would have been undertaken if not for the research purpose.

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Individual Investigator Agreement

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3/29/2011

This form is a tool that can be used when a collaborating investigator is not part of an institution with a federal assurance.

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Institutional Agreement for IRB Review

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8/30/2010

This form should be used when an institution will be engaged in human subject research and will use an Institutional Review Board (IRB) that is not organizationally or legally part of the institution.

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DoD Addendum to the Department of Health and Human Services Federalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Subjects

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8/20/2009

This form is a tool to help Institutions with an existing FWA approved by DHHS to know about and acknowledge key DoD policies and requirements since the DHHS FWA does not identify DoD requirements.

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Researcher Responsibility Form

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4/16/2009

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness requires that all research investigators (principal investigators as well as associate investigators) engaged in research with one of its institutions explicitly acknowledge and accept responsibility for protecting the rights and welfare of human research subjects as stated therein.

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