Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Administration


Office of the Institutional Review Board

Welcome to the Office of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), part of Research Administration.

The mission of the Office of the Institutional Review Board is to support the HSC’s human research protection program by providing regulatory expertise, committee management, and investigator assistance.

“Accurate and timely reviews”

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OIRB Concierge Services!
OIRB At your Service

On-site IRB Support & Regulatory Guidance On:

Protocol Submissions
Regulatory Requirements
IRB Policy and Institutional Procedures
Training and More

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday Apr 7, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Apr 15, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday Apr 29, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday May 5, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday May 13, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday May 27, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday June 2, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday June 10, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday June 24, 2015 9am-12pm
Wednesday July 8, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday July 14, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday July 22, 2015 9am-12pm

Location: Main Campus Library
2nd Floor Computer Classroom (RM 2.011)

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**Walk-ins Welcome!**

Want to schedule One-on-One Services for your department?
Call: 210-567-8266



Updates to IRB Forms & Policies
As of April 2, 2015:
updated Step 2 Institutional Form, updated Form J, updated Form P

Make sure you always download your forms from the IRB website to ensure you are using the most current version!


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