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Institutional Review Board

Committee for Human Research Participation (CHRP) Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Changes coming spring semester! The Department of Health and Human Services along with 15 other federal departments and agencies have delayed by six months the effective date and compliance date of the revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (also known as the Common Rule) from this summer to January 21, 2019. Additional information on the delay can be found on the OHRP website (and here is another useful summary of changes too). If you are not planning on starting data collection until the spring semester please consider waiting to submit as we will be updating forms and procedures in early January. Studies that are currently IRB approved and still enrolling participants will be transitioned to the new templates at the time of continuing review.

The IRB tutorial website is coming back soon.

Reference Material & Additional Information

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Application Information Continuation/Completion Form Word
  IRB Sample Informed Consent Form Word
  IRB Application Word
IRB Submission Checklist for Researchers IRB Checklist PDF
Board Roster 2018-2019 Roster PDF
IRB Procedures IRB Procedures PDF