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:

Wednesday Oct 15, 2014 9am-12pm
Wednesday Oct 29, 2014 9am-12pm
Tuesday Nov 4, 2014 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Nov 12, 2014 9am-12pm
Wednesday Nov 26, 2014 9am-12pm
Tuesday Dec 2, 2014 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Dec 10, 2014 9am-12pm
Wednesday Jan 7, 2015 9am-12pm
Tuesday Jan 13, 2015 1pm-4pm
Wednesday Jan 21, 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
Updated versions of Step 1, Step 2 Institutional, and Step 2 IRB Application are available as of September 3, 2014.
A new Amendment Form is available as of July 23, 2014.

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


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