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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Welcome to the West Texas A&M University Institutional Review Board (IRB) website. The IRB is charged with the protection of human subjects used in research at the University by complying with regulations specified by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) operating under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as well as with other ethical and professional standards. In this website you will find step-by-step instructions for submitting a human subjects research proposal, forms for proposal packets, policies and procedures, training information, and information on federal regulations

  1. Getting Started!

    Find suggestions on how to get started and what resources you will need.

  2. Training

    Find information and links to required human subjects research training courses.

  3. Submitting Proposal for IRB Review

    Step-by-step instructions on submitting a complete human subjects research proposal.

  4. Resources

    The resource toolbox contains regulations, reports, documents, and website links important to human subjects research.

  5. IRB Members

    View a list of the current West Texas A&M University IRB Members.

  6. Forms

    Forms needed for human subjects research.

  7. FAQ

    Answers to frequently asked questions.