IRB Community Members
- You Have What it Takes to be an IRB Community Member
- guides IRB community members through the human subjects research process and helps them transition into a valued member of the IRB. It can also serve as a great introduction for anybody new to human subjects research and the IRB.
- The Department of Energy and USC are offering a series of free educational conference calls for IRB Community Members. Sign up here to receive announcements about future calls. The most recent call included a presentation on “Social Media Research and Ethical Challenges”.
- An IRB Public Member’s Education (Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices)
- Dept of Energy Community IRB Member Webpage
- IRB Community Member listserv (DOE)
- Community Engaged Research at Northwestern University (Video)
- The Family Health International (FHI) Office of International Research Ethics (OIRE) has developed a dynamic and innovative curriculum to empower community representatives through training and education to act as a competent voice for research participants worldwide. The Research Ethics Training Curriculum for Community Representatives (RETC-CR) helps community representatives to understand the research process and their roles and responsibilities as partners of the research team.
- IRB Reviewer Guidelines
The IRB Reviewer Guidelines are available to aid IRB members and staff in the review of applications. They are consistent with FDA and OHRP regulatory requirements.
- Reviewer Guidelines for New IRB Applications
- Reviewer Guidelines for Continuing Review Applications
- Reviewer Guidelines for Informed Consent
- Reviewer Guidelines for Research Involving Pregnant Women, Human Fetuses, and Neonates
- Reviewer Guidelines for Research Involving Prisoners
- Reviewer Guidelines for Research Involving Children
- Verification that IRB Contingencies were Satisfied