The links below take you to Web sites within the Office for Human Research Protection.
» The Code of Federal Regulations that guides the IRB.
» Criteria for an expedited review.
» Decision charts for determining whether 1) participants qualify as human subjects, 2) research is exempt from
review, and 3) a request for waiver of consent is appropriate.
» The Belmont Report on the ethical principles and guidelines for the protection of human subjects of research.
» General IRB guidebook.
» Online history and information about human participant protection:
» Online training modules related to human participants:
http://188.8.131.52/CBTs/Assurance/login.asp (module 2 for investigators)