The Institutional Review Board is charged with the following:
Please use the forms below to request approval for research. Forms should be submitted to the IRB chair.
Please note: IRB on the North Manchester Campus is in session September 1 thru December 15 and February 1 thru May 1; IRB on the Fort Wayne Campus is in session July 1 thru June 30.
Application for Expedited Research Ethics Review Checklist (IRB form 1)
Use this form if you are able to meet all criteria for an expedited review as stated on pages 1-2.
Formal Research Ethics Review Application (IRB form 2)
Use this form if you are unable to meet all of the criteria for an expedited review as stated on pages 1-2 of IRB form 1.
NON-HUMAN ANIMAL SUBJECTS
Exemption from Formal Ethics Review Checklist (IRB form 3)
Use this form if you are able to meet all criteria for an expedited review as stated on page 1.
Formal Ethics Review Application (IRB form 4)
Use this form if you are unable to meet all of the criteria for an expedited review as stated on page 1 of IRB form 3.
Informed Consent (IRB form 5)
Information to be included as part of informed consent for purposes of research involving human subjects.
USDA Definition of Animal (IRB form 6)
USDA definition of “Animal” for purposes related to the regulation of animal welfare and research.
The OHSR, part of the National Institute of Health, issues regulations for the protection of human subjects of research and provides instruction and guidance in ethical issues associated with such research. OHSR information sheets include guidelines for writing research protocols and for writing informed consent documents.
Tutorial on Protecting Human Research Participants
This free tutorial is offered by the National Institute of Health’s Office of Extramural Research. Although it is recommended by the IRB, completion is not required for approval.
E-mail the Institutional Review Board Chair at: