Institutional Ethics Committee is an independent body constituted of medical, non-medical, scientific and non-scientific members whose responsibility is to ensure the protection of the rights, safety and well-being of human subjects involved in the trial by, among other things, reviewing, approving and providing continuing review of trial protocols and amendments.
Timely reviews and safeguarding of high ethical standards formed the basis of the IEC review process which are essential for clinical research including student research, investigator initiated research and multi-centric multinational research.
KDAH-IEC became functional in Sept-2009. KDAH-IEC is registered with Drug Controller General of India. This is periodically renewed as per regulations.
Ethics Committee Re-Registration Number: ECR/141/Inst/MH/2013/RR-19
IEC is accredited with NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers) with Certificate Number = EC-CT-2017-0003.
INSTITUTIONAL ETHICS COMMITTEE MEMBERS LIST
|No.||Name||Member Details||IEC Designation||Affiliation to Institution|
|1||Dr. Renuka Munshi||Qualification : M.B.B.S., M.D. (Pharmacology), DNB (Clinical Pharmacology)||Chairperson||No|
|2||Dr. Varsha Vadera||Qualification: MD (Pathology)||Member Secretary Basic Medical Scientist||Yes|
|3||Dr. Bijal Kulkarni||Qualification: M.B.B.S., M.D. (Pathology)||Medical Scientist||Yes|
|4||Dr. N. R. Shetty||Qualification: M. B. B. S., MD (Medicine)||Clinician||Yes|
|5||Mr. Ravindra Dalal||Qualification: B.com.||Lay Person||No|
|6||Mr. Nitin Sheth||Qualification: B.Tech (Civil) from IIT Mumbai||Lay Person||No|
|7||Dr. Navita Purohit||Qualification: MBBS, MD, DNB, CIPS (USA)||Clinician||Yes|
|8||Mr. Sanjay R. Singh||Qualification: B. Sc., LL. B, LL.M||Legal Expert||No|
|9||Mr. Rajiv Kamlakar Patil||Qualification: M.A.||Social Scientist||No|
|10||Mr. Nupur Yatin Chaudhari||Qualification: B.A., Master in Social Work||Social Worker||No|
|11||Dr. Manjusha Kudre||Qualification: BAMS, LLB||Legal Expert||No|
|12||Dr. Kapil Adwani||Qualification: PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy), RPh||Scientific Member||Yes|
|13||Dr. Shalmali Inamdar||Qualification: MBBS, DNB Medicine, Fellowship Infectious Diseases||Clinician||Yes|
Mailing Address IEC:
Institutional Ethics Committee
2nd Floor, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute,
Rao Saheb Achutrao Patwardhan Marg, Four bungalows, Andheri West, Mumbai 400 053.
Tel.: 022 3097 0213 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Investigator need to submit documents to Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) at least three weeks prior to IEC meeting. IEC Secretariat will check the Project Application Proforma for completeness of the information and signatures of the Principal Investigator.
The Institutional Ethics Committee member will consider the following criteria when performing the review of the study protocol: