Institutional Review Board (IRB)
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Welcome to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
What is an IRB?
An Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee that performs ethical review of proposed research to help assure the protection of the rights and welfare of human participants. The IRB approves the initiation of and conducts periodic reviews of research involving human participants. Investigators also share the responsibility for protecting human participants.
To submit an application please visit IRBNet.
If you do not have an account, go to IRBNet, then click “New User Registration” in the upper right hand corner and follow the instructions. Your IRBNet account is NOT linked to your UMD ID.