Information about the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Protections for Human Research Participants
IRB Policies and Procedures - Updated January, 2017
II. IRB Review Process and Considerations
Which Projects Require Review
Key Personnel and Training
Study Site Cooperation
Application & Screening Process
Inter-Institutional Research and Unaffiliated Researchers
Risks and Benefits
Privacy and Confidentiality
Compensation of Participants
Research with Children & Youth
Research in K-12 Educational Settings
Research Using Existing or Secondary Data
III. After Approval
Archived IRB Manual
Resources for Researchers
Primer for Reporting Data while Maintaining Confidentiality - This is Chapter 2 of a report by the Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology that describes how to protect confidentiality or privacy of participants when reporting statistical data from research studies.
2017 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards - The Compilation features listings of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subject protections in 113 countries, as well as standards issued by a number of international and regional organizations.
Questions concerning processing of IRB protocols or research projects involving human subjects should be directed to the IRB Administrator Anita Gordon, Director of Research Ethics, firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-273-6148.