Academics

Committee for the Protection of Human Participants in Research

Research is defined as a systematic investigation whose purpose is to contribute to generalizable knowledge. This committee is guided by the ethical principles described in the Belmont Report and by the regulations of the United States Department of Health and Human Services Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 46.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Emmanuel College Committee for the Protection of Human Participants in Research (CPHPR) is to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants for all research activities conducted or supported by faculty, staff or students at Emmanuel College.  Furthermore, the CPHPR reviews any research to be conducted externally when Emmanuel staff, students or faculty will be recruited as participants in order to ensure the protection of their rights and welfare.

Membership 2013-2014
Chair: Kimberly Sofronas, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
Vice-Chair: Linda Lin, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair
Administrator: Joyce De Leo, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Administrative Coordinator: Colleen Dunn, Academic Affairs Assistant

Committee Members:
Raymond Devettere, Professor of Philosophy
John Heinstadt, Community Member
Laurie Johnston, Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies
Susan Keane, Community Member
Paul March, Professor of Biochemistry
Joseph Onofrietti, Dean of Students
Bette Weiss, Professor of Biology

Meeting Dates 2013-2014
September 19, 2013 (deadline for proposal submission August 29th) in WSC-110
October 3, 2013 (deadline for proposal submission September 12th) in WSC-110
October 17, 2013 (deadline for proposal submission September 26th) in WSC-110
November 14, 2013 (deadline for proposal submission October 24th) in Fenway Room
December 5, 2013 (deadline for proposal submission November 14th) in WSC-110
January 23, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission January 2nd) in Fenway Room
February 6, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission January 16th) in WSC-110
February 20, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission January 30th) in WSC-113
March 6, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission February 13th) in WSC-110
March 20, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission February 27th) in WSC-110
April 3, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission March 13th) in WSC-110
April 17, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission March 27th) in Fenway Room
May 8, 2014 (deadline for proposal submission April 17th) in Fenway Room