The program for protection of human subjects of research at California State University Long Beach depends on each member of the community understanding the basic ethical considerations which underlie not only the federal guidelines but the campus assurance of compliance. These ethical principles are stated in the first section of this Manual in the so-called "Belmont Report."
The three basic ethical positions are:
All members of the University community are urged to become completely familiar with the Belmont Report. It is upon the first principles enunciated in the Report that all else is predicated. A mutual understanding of these principles is fundamental to the success of each research project.
A. Z. Mason, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Vice President for Research and External Support
Director for Research Integrity & Compliance