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The Institutional Review Board is charged with the following:
Please follow the steps below to determine if your study meets the requirements for an expedited or formal review. (Most studies at MU fall under expedited 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. If the research project is funded by a state or federal agency, this human subjects training is required.
Email the Institutional Review Board at:
Expedited applications from the Pharmacy Program are reviewed year-round. All other application are reviewed from the first day of class until the last day of class before finals during the fall and spring semesters.