The University of Medical Sciences Arizona Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for overseeing research that involves human subjects. It is the responsibility of the IRB to ensure that it’s institutional research community performs studies that involves humans is done in an ethical manner. As a result, the mission of the IRB is to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in any research activity.
According to institutional policy, all such research, funded or unfunded, conducted by University of Medical Sciences Arizona (the “University”) personnel, including students, or done under the auspices or sponsorship of the University must be reviewed by the IRB. Approval must be obtained BEFORE the research activity starts and the project must be reviewed at least annually for as long as it is active.
To submit an IRB application for approval to perform research on Human Subjects or to review the IRB manual contact the IRB Office at email@example.com.