Step One: Submit research protocol to the state's Human Subject Review Board (HSRB).
Step Two: After receiving written approval from the state's HSRB, submit the following to Delaware Health Statistics Center:
Step Three: Obtain VSRS approval. VSRS normally meets once a month. You will be notified of the committee’s decision. Data files cannot be released until after the state's HSRB and VSRS committees approve your research protocol.