Information for the Investigators - FAQ

 

General Announcments:

  • Protocols are prescreened within 4 days of submission.  You will receive an email at the completion of this process.  If you do not receive an email, then please contact us.
  • It generally takes two weeks for protocols to be reviewed after the IRB office has prescreened them and confirmed the application packet to be complete.

  •  The MTSU IRB receives a higher number of applications during September-October and February-March.  We request your patience during these months.  The MTSU IRB continues to receive IRB applications during the summer break (June-August). 

 

 

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
 

Informative 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

HHS Code of Federal Regulations
 
 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

WE APPOLOGIZE THAT INCOMPLETE LINKS TO THE HYPERTEXTS GIVEN BELOW WILL NOT WORK AT THIS TIME. Feel free to contact irb_information@mtsu.edu for more information

Other Questions

 
QUICK LINKS:
IRB Home
Decision Guide

 

 

If you have any questions and/or seek further clarification, please do not hesitate to call (615) 898 2400 or email irb_information@mtsu.edu