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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, May 19, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

IRB Office Hours via Zoom - Location: Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92174011536?pwd=OHlKdjRpMGZySTlldFpmU0NIeE84Zz09

Thu, May 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

IRB Office Hours via Zoom - Location: Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92174011536?pwd=OHlKdjRpMGZySTlldFpmU0NIeE84Zz09

Upcoming Meetings

Thu, May 20, 2021 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Thu, May 27, 2021 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Announcements

IRB Roster update on 5/5/21

The University of Iowa IRB Rosters for all IRBs (IRB-01, IRB-02, IRB-03, or IRB-04) have been updated on 5/5/21.  Rosters for each IRB are available via institutional log in with UI HawkID@uiowa.edu and HawkID password. Rosters prior to 2019 are available by request. (Send an email to irb@uiowa.edu)

MRPC Launching an Electronic Application on 4/17/21-4/18/21

The Medical Radiation and Protection Committee (MRPC) will be transitioning their paper submission process to an electronic application over the weekend of 4/17/21 and 4/18/21.  Additional information can be found on the eMRPC launch summary and on the MRPC FAQ page.

IRB Fees Announced for FY22 - Effective July 1, 2021

See attached notice from Dr. J. Martin Scholtz, Vice President for Research, regarding the FY22 IRB Fee Schedule.

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