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Information for the Investigators - FAQ

 
  • Allow a minimum of 4 business days BEFORE you call us regarding the status of your petition
  • Please allow at least 2 weeks for protocols to be reviewed AFTER your application is complete
  • During the months of September-October and February-March, expect a minimum processing time of 3 weeks
 

 

SUMMARY

This page is expected to provide answers to many frequently asked questions.  Please be advised that this page is under constant upgrade; we add new questions and approriate responses as we hear from the researchers.
 
This page also covers covers some of the basic concepts of human research from a regulatory stand point and the essential topics specific to obtaining IRB approval.  The topics covered in this section include:
Role of the IRB
Investigator responsibilities 
IRB processes
IRB Submission requirements
Post approval responsibilities
Research "excluded" from IRB oversight - (UNDER REVIEW)
 

Informatative Videos

The following links are videos from the OHRP to further educate researchers on the necessity of ethics in human subejct research specifically pertaining to the protection of human subjects.:

Other Informative Links

 
 

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WE APPOLOGIZE THAT INCOMPLETE LINKS TO THE HYPERTEXTS GIVEN BELOW WILL NOT WORK AT THIS TIME

 

Other Questions

 
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If you have any questions and/or seek further clarification, please do not hesitate to call (615) 494-8918 or e-mail irb_information@mtsu.edu

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