About HRPP

human subject protection
Previously called the Human Subjects Committee - Lawrence Campus (HSC-L), the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) protects those who volunteer to be participants in research studies. HRPP includes the administrative office and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) that reviews projects with greater than minimal risk. If you plan to use human participants in your research, you are required to receive permission from the IRB before the project begins. Research institutions are required to have an IRB before they may receive federal funding for behavioral and biomedical research.
HRPP's primary mission is to protect research participants' rights and privacy. In addition, it protects investigators from legal and ethical missteps and safeguards them from the repercussions of such missteps.

Schedule and Deadlines for Board Meetings
Only higher risk studies are reviewed by the Full IRB at a Meeting. The deadlines only apply to those studies. Minimal risk studies can be submitted to the IRB at any time. For questions regarding the risk-level of a study contact the IRB office.
Deadlines for IRB Submissions Meeting Dates
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 July 7, 2016
Friday, July 15, 2016 August 4, 2016
Monday, August 15, 2016 September 1, 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016 October 6, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016 November 3, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 December 1, 2016
Thursday, December 15, 2016 January 5, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017 February 2, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 March 2, 2017


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