Southern Adelaide Clinical Human Research Ethics Committee Membership
The membership of the Southern Adelaide Clinical Human Research Ethics Committee (SAC HREC) complies with the requirements of section 5.1.30 of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007).
The minimum membership is eight and as far as possible:
there should be equal numbers of men and women
at least one third of the members should be from outside the institution for which the HREC is reviewing research
The membership should include:
a chairperson, with suitable experience, whose other responsibilities will not impair the HREC’s capacity to carry out its obligations under this National Statement
at least two lay people, one man and one woman, who have no affiliation with the institution and do not currently engage in medical, scientific, legal or academic work
at least one person with knowledge of, and current experience in, the professional care, counselling or treatment of people, for example, a nurse or allied health professional
at least one person who performs a pastoral care role in a community, for example, an Aboriginal elder, a minister of religion
at least one lawyer, where possible one who is not engaged to advise the institution
at least two people with current research experience that is relevant to research proposals to be considered at the meetings they attend. These two members may be selected, according to need, from an established pool of inducted members with relevant expertise.
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