IRB Policies and Procedures

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) operations and processes are continually evaluated in response to federal regulations, our desire to maintain and improve our customer care and satisfaction, and most importantly, to best protect research subjects. Overall, constant improvement results in more positive experiences for researchers, improved IRB-researcher cooperation, and increased compliance with federal research regulations.

Below are the IRB's policies and procedures, medical release forms, and disclosure forms in PDF format. You may need to download the free PDF reader from

Policies and Procedures

DH Administrative Policies Related to Research