Payments to Human Subjects
From Appalachian State University Policy Manual
1.1 Appalachian State University has a responsibility and a requirement to maintain a specified level of confidentiality, and in some instances, total anonymity, in research involving the use of human subjects. In addition, it is important to maintain appropriate business practices while making payments to these subjects. The University has established procedures for handling various types of payments and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may require reporting of these payments.
2.1 This policy applies to all human subject research conducted by Appalachian State University faculty, staff and/or students.
- is defined as any type of remuneration including, but not limited to: cash, gift certificates, or other items of value.
4 Policy and Procedure Statements
4.1.1 The Office of Special Funds Accounting, in consultation with the Office of Research Protections, is responsible for maintaining procedures related to human subject compensation.
4.2 Institutional Review Board
4.2.1 Before human subjects are recruited or data is collected from human subjects, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) must review and approve all human subject research, regardless of funding, conducted by Appalachian State University faculty, staff or students.
5 Additional References
7 Contact Information
Controller’s Office, 340 BB Dougherty Admin Building, 828-262-6419
Research and Sponsored Programs, 384 JET Building, 828-262-7981, firstname.lastname@example.org
8 Effective Date
October 31, 2011
9 Revision Dates
July 9, 2012