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Institutional Committee for Ethics and Review of Research (ICERR),IIHMR University, Jaipur


The main role of the committee is to review the research proposal and grants from ethics perspectives of research on human subjects. The committee will follow the Indian Council of Medical Research Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Subjects. The Committee may also invite Institutional Review Board registered with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (IORG0007355), if required.

Mission

The Committee is dedicated to ensure three principles of respect, beneficence, and justice Health Management Research endeavors.

Vision

The health management research conducted at IIHMR is directed towards the increase of knowledge, conducted under conditions that no person(s) become mere means for the betterment for researchers, professional fair treatment and transparency; and consistent with the persons dignity and well-being thatthey are placed at no greater risk. The outcome(s) of the research are applied for community benefits at large.

Quality of research work needs to be improved, not only scientifically but from the human rights perspectives, protecting dignity, rights and welfare of research participants and the safety of researchers. One of the objectives of the Committee is to contribute to the effective (quality and consistent) ethical review mechanism for health and population research,

The IIHMR University is committed to protect research participants and improve the quality of research. The basic responsibility of the Committee is to ensure a competent review of all ethical aspects of the project proposals received by it in an objective manner. The Committee will provide advice to the researchers on all aspects of the welfare and safety of the research participants. The Committee follows primarily the Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Participants (2006) of ICMR. The responsibilities of the Committee can be defined as follows:

  • To ensure a competent scientific / technical review along with all ethical aspects of the project proposals received by it in an objective manner
  • To protect the dignity, rights and well being of the potential research participants;
  • To ensure that universal ethical values and international scientific standards are expressed in terms of local community values and customs; and
  • To assist in the development and the education of a research community responsive to local health care requirements

 

Committee for Ethics and Review of Research

Dr Vishwa Mohan Katoch,Former Secretary, Department of Health Research
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India & Former Director General Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
Chairperson -
Dr. Ashoo Grover, Scientist,
Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (Confirmation awaited)
Member Public Health Expert
Dr Ganesh Narayan Saxena, Retd Professor,
SMS medical College and Hospital,Jaipur
Member Public Health Expert
Dr Barun Kanjilal,Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Economist
Dr Suresh Joshi, Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Public Health Expert
Mr M M Ranjan, Senior Advocate, Rajasthan High Court, Jaipur Member Legal Expert
Dr Maj (Retd) Vinod Kumar SV, Associate Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Public Health Expert
Dr Rajeshwari Gupta, Retd Professor,
SMS medical College and Hospital, Jaipur
Member Gynecologist / Maternal Health
Dr Kamaljit Yadav, Subodh Public School, Sanganer, Jaipur Member Layperson
Mr Azeem ur Rehman, General Manager-Coordination,
Bhoruka Charitable Trust, Jaipur
Member NGO Representative
Dr Arindam Das, Associate Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Demographer
Dr Saurabh Kumar, Assistant Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mr Rahul Sharma, Assistant Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Pharmaco vigilance
Dean (Research), IIHMR, Jaipur Ex-officio -
Dr Nutan P. Jain, Professor, IIHMR, Jaipur Member Secretary -

 

ICERRB Meeting Dates (tentative)

  • June 18, 2016 (Saturday)
  • September 17, 2016(Saturday)
  • December 17, 2016(Saturday)
  • March 18, 2017(Saturday)

Internationl IRB

Format for submitting proposal to the committee for ethics review