Resources for Successfully Negotiating the Institutional Review Board at your University
constructed by Dr. Mary Livingston,
Louisiana Tech University for NITOP 2008 PIE session:
"Helping Students Navigate the IRB Process"
IRB Navigation for Dummies:
The URLs and document links below are excellent sources to help with preparation for navigating the IRB.
Of course the main resource is OHRPhttp://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/
OHRPs on line training ishttp://ohrp-ed.od.nih.gov/CBTs/Assurance/login.asp
OHRP will send free videos and other training materialshttp://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/education/index.html#materials
OHRP FAQ categories: include:
The PDF versions of the FAQs are accessible on the "Policy Guidance [by topics]" page on OHRPís website, athttp://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/policy/index.html#faq.
Some other on line training resourceshttp://cme.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/learning/humanparticipant-protections.asp http://ohsr.od.nih.gov/
LA tech forms and protocols Forms latechhttp://research.latech.edu/about/research_compliance_review_boards/human_use_committee
Links from La Tech's web site:http://research.latech.edu/about/research_compliance_review_boards/human_use_committee/other_related_resources/
University of Baltimore Consent form IRB form
Extensive sources at:
U Texas at Austin
and: U of Michigan
Vanderbilt has an accredited IRB with a bunch of experts; follow links on their site.http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/irb/
Livingston, M. M, & Pace, L. A. (2005). Protecting Human Subjects in Internet Research. EJBO Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1. PDF file
Links provided courtesy of NITOP PIE TEAM: Mary Livingston, Alice P. Carter, Julie A. Osland, and Tom Mitchell