Human Research Protection Office and IRBs

Frequently Used Services

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Human Research Policy Guide

Policy overviews and guidelines relevant to human research. In addition, the Clinical Research Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of all policies and guidelines for clinical research at the University.

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Protocol and Consent Form Resources

IRB reviews, creating and submitting a protocol, Consent Form templates and suggested language

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Maintain IRB Approval

All changes to the research protocol must be submitted for prospective IRB approval unless a change needs to be implemented immediately to remove or minimize an imminent harm to subjects.

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Human Subjects Protection Training Program

As a prerequisite for IRB approval, all human subjects researchers must complete CITI Human Subjects Protection and HIPAA Privacy training

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Information for Research Participants

Find information about participating in research at the University

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Single IRB Review Process

As of Jan 25, 2018,  NIH policy requires multi-site research studies to rely on single IRB (sIRB) review. How will this new policy affect you?  Check HRPO guidance, resources and FAQs...

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Human Subjects Research Regulations & Ethical Principles

Listing of federal and state human subjects research regulations and guidance and ethical principles 

Recent Announcements

January 12, 2018

Update: Single IRB Policy

The NIH single IRB (sIRB) policy applies to the domestic sites of new and competing renewal applications/proposals with due dates of January 25, 2018 and beyond for NIH-funded multi-site studies where each site will conduct the same protocol involving non-exempt human subjects research, whether supported through grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, or the NIH Intramural Research Program.