General Approval

Requesting General Approval

The following types of research are subject to prior approval by the IRB:

  • Research on human subjects which poses more than a minimal risk to the physical or emotional well- being of the subjects
  • Research using participants from vulnerable populations, such as children or individuals with limited cognitive abilities
  • Research that seeks to alter significantly and beyond a short term their behavior or state of health.

Any of the above shall require prior review and approval by the IRB without regard to the source of sponsorship or funding of the research.

Please download the approval form, and once filled out submit it to the chair of the IRB, Dr. Gilbert Garza.

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