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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, Jul 06, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer 2022 IRB Office Hours - Location: Zoom

Wed, Jul 13, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Summer 2022 IRB Office Hours - Location: Zoom

Tue, Jul 19, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Human Subjects Research Hot Topics & Updates – July 2022 - Location: Zoom

Upcoming Meetings

Thu, Jun 30, 2022 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Announcements

Job Opportunity - IRB Application Analyst

The Human Subjects Office (HSO) at the University of Iowa is seeking an IRB Application Analyst to provide administrative assistance and expertise for the human subjects protection programs and services administered by HSO.

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

Federalwide Assurance (FWA) and IRB Roster Updates

The University of Iowa Federalwide Assurance (FWA) has been renewed.  The new expiration date is 6/14/27.  Information on the FWA can be found on the Federalwide Assurance portion of the HSO website. 

Job Opportunity - Senior Clinical Trials.gov Compliance Specialist

The Human Subjects Office, at the University of Iowa is seeking a Senior Clinical Trials.gov Compliance Specialist.

New IRB Connection Newsletter

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