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Institutional Review Board (IRB)


The Institutional Review Board (Ethics and research committee) was set up in 2014 to over look all the research activities of the institute.
The IRB reviews all research proposals to ensure that all studies are scientifically and ethically sound. They also monitor approved programmes to foresee the compliance of the ethics during the period of the project/study.

Role of the IRB
  • Ensure a competent review of all ethical aspects of the project proposals received and execute the same free from any bias and influence that could affect their objectivity.
  • Review of research proposal prior to starting
  • Monitoring of process of study
Responsibilities of the IRB
  • 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
  • To assist in the development and the education of a research community responsive to local health care requirements
Members of the IRB (Ethics and research committee)
1Dr. Samuel Wati Walling (NIT)Chairperson
2Mr. Zhasa VupruMember, Lawyer
3Dr. Moa Imsong (DABA)Member, Church / theologian
4Mr. Atsung (Chaplain-CIHSR)Member, Church/ theologian
5Mr. Cho (OTS)Member, Lay
6Fr. C P Anto (NGO)Member, Social scientist
7Dr. Abraham Joseph (CMC)Clinician – Other institutes
8Dr. Sao Tunyi (NPCDCS)Clinician – Other institutes
9Mr. KG GaikhonlungpouBasic Medical Science
10Dr. Nounechutuo MiachieoMember – Secretary
1Dr. Sedevi AngamiDirector, CIHSR
2Dr. Clement MominMedical Superintendent, CIHSR
3Dr. Leishiwon KumrahConsultant, CIHSR
4Dr. Sulanthung KikonConsultant, CIHSR
5Dr. Christy SimpsonPrincipal, CoN-CIHSR
6Mrs. Emi HumtsoeResearch Incharge CoN-CIHSR
7Dr. Thambu David (External)CMC -Vellore
8Dr. Rohan Michael RameshMember
9Dr. Nounechutuo MiachieoMember- Secretary

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