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Welcome

The Human Subjects Office (HSO) was established by the Vice President for Research to provide administrative support for the University of Iowa Institutional Review Boards. An Institutional Review Board is a group of individuals charged with reviewing proposed research involving human subjects to ensure the protection of those subjects and compliance with federal human subjects regulations. The University of Iowa has three such review boards, each consisting of faculty, staff, and representatives from the Iowa City community.

Mission

The mission of the University of Iowa Institutional Review Boards is to assure that the rights and welfare of human subjects are adequately protected in research.

Upcoming Events

Wed, Oct 05, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:30am

IRB Presentation: Checklists and Guidance Documents Galore! - Location: Zoom

Wed, Oct 05, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Fall 2022 IRB Office Hours (Wednesdays) - Location: Zoom

Thu, Oct 06, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Fall 2022 IRB Office Hours (Thursdays) - Location: Zoom

Upcoming Meetings

Mon, Oct 03, 2022 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

IRB-01 Meeting (Click for more dates) - Location: ZOOM

Thu, Oct 06, 2022 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

IRB-01 Meeting (Click for more dates) - Location: ZOOM

Announcements

Job Opportunity - IRB Education and Outreach Specialist/Senior IRB Education and Outreach Specialist

The Human Subjects Office at the University of Iowa is seeking an IRB Education and Outreach Specialist or Senior IRB Education and Outreach Specialist

New IRB Connection Newsletter

The September 2022 edition of our IRB Connection newsletter is now available.

Statement of Compliance

Does your sponsor require a formal "Statement of Compliance" for the University of Iowa IRBs?  If yes, information can be found on the UI IRB page of the HSO website here.

Should you need help in HawkIRB...

The "Help" information icon (blue circle with a white letter "i") is available--get more detailed information on a question specific basis, definitions, and/or explanations for regulatory or institutional requirements behind the question.  We also have an extensive FAQ page available here.