Institutional Review Board For Human Subject Research

Purpose and Duties:

  1. Reviews research proposals for projects involving human subjects. All projects, funded or unfunded, originated at or supported by UW-Platteville, that involve humans as subjects, or data or materials derived from humans, are subject to review. This includes all research involving UWP students, personnel, or facilities.
  2. Publishes the IRB Manual of Policies and Procedures which contains the protocol form and the procedures for submitting and reviewing proposals. This manual is reviewed annually and revised as needed.
  3. Helps faculty understand the federal regulations and prepare protocols.
  4. Coordinates findings with the Office of Sponsored Programs when the research involves extramural funding.
  5. Maintains a file of IRB documents for a period of at least three years as required by federal regulations.
  6. Drafts an assurance statement for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as needed.
  7. Appoints, prior to the fall semester, the community member(s) for a three year term in accordance with 45 CFR 46.107, Protection of Human Subject.

Composition of Review Board: