UI Investigator’s Guide\IRB Standard Operating Procedures

The Investigator's Guide is available via institutional log in with UI HawkID@uiowa.edu and HawkID password.

The Investigator's Guide (2020 - Version 4) has been updated to include the following updates:

  • Sr. Assistant Vice President of Research and Research Compliance Director title updates
  • Exempt section to reflect reliance on an external IRB for an exempt determination update
  • Commercial IRB reliance conditions updates
  • Umbrella project policy updates

A track change Investigator Guide, version 4 is also available.

The 2019 Investigator's Guide (Version 3) was updated in November 2019 to include an allowance for VA NCI CIRB Submissions and a change to the IBC review in relation to the IRB\HRPP review process. Version 3 is available upon request.

The 2019 Investigator's Guide (Version 2) was updated in September 2019 to reflect changes required as part of the University of Iowa Human Research Protection Program Reaccreditation review.  Version 2 is available upon request.