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Institutional Review Board

All research using human subjects -- even paper-pencil questionnaires and surveys to collect data inside Tarleton -- must be approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).  Tarleton State University could suffer serious sanctions, including withdrawal of all federal funding, if the appropriate committee approval is not obtained before research begins.

Tarleton's IRB is registered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Completed applications for IRB approval should be submitted to Leah Bartelt through the Office of Sponsored Projects, Davis Hall Rm. 111, Box T-0015.  You may contact the OSP at 254-968-9463

CITI Training

Beginning July, 1, 2014 - ALL new  submissions and ALL active research must be accompanied with a certificate of CITI Training completion for every person noted as a research investigator.  CITI training supercedes any current NIH training.  Any submissions without CITI training documentation will be rejected until training is complete.

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INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD MEMBERS

 Committee for Human Subjects
  • Lewis, Sally, Ph.D.  - Chair
  • [Little, Bert, Ph.D.; Styron, Kent - [ex officio]
  • Burch, Gerald, Ph.D.
  • Evans, Elaine, Ph.D.
  • Gearhart, Chris
  • Haynes, Dr. Mike, Ph.D.
  • Howard, Charlie, Ph.D.
  • Leach, Lesley, Ph.D.
  • Phillips, JoAnne
  • Snider, Dwayne, Ph.D.
  • Wittie, Roger, Ph.D.

Resources

Required Forms

Proposals

The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for Research

IRB User Guide

IRB Goals and Principles

Required CITI Training

All faculty, staff, and students that are involved in any aspect of the research proposed by submission of an IRB protocol must complete training and submit training certificate with proposal.

www.citiprogram.org