How can I determine whether my research needs review by the IRB?

You can contact the Human Protections Administrator's office at 545-3428.  They will help you decide whether your project 1) fits the definition of research, and 2) fits the definition of ‘human subjects' research. If it fits both definitions it will need oversight by the IRB.

Additional information can be found at Activities Involving Human Subjects Research or in the OHRP decision charts.

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