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Life West Research Compliance

The Life Chiropractic College West Research Department administers the Research Compliance Office, to ensure that research is conducted in compliance with a wide range of federal, state and local laws and regulations in addition to institutional policies of Life Chiropractic College West. To protect the health, safety and welfare of all parties involved directly or indirectly in research, and the integrity of the research enterprise, the Life West Research Compliance Office coordinates with:

  • Principal Investigators
  • LCCW Institutional Review Board and Scientific Review Committee
  • LCCW Health Center and Academic Administration
  • LCCW Laboratories Management
  • Managed Service Provider of Information Technology (MSP-IT)

The Life West Research Compliance Office facilitates and monitors college-wide compliance of its research with regulations and policies in important areas of compliance, including but not limited to:

  • OSHA
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Intellectual Property
  • Research Misconduct
  • Data Security and Integrity
  • Training and Certification in Protection of Human Research Participants (PHRP)
  • California Research Subject Bill of Rights

For more information about Life West Research Compliance, please contact the Research Department at research@lifewest.edu. We welcome the opportunity to provide information and assistance to all researchers (faculty, staff, students, affiliates) interested in conducting research under the auspices of Life Chiropractic College West.