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 OHRP  http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/

OHRPs on line training is  http://ohrp-ed.od.nih.gov/CBTs/Assurance/login.asp

OHRP will send free videos and other training materials http://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, at http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/policy/index.html#faq.

Some other on line training resources http://cme.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/learning/humanparticipant-protections.asp http://ohsr.od.nih.gov/

LA tech forms and protocols Forms latech http://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