Institutional Review Board

We have an updated
IRB New Protocol Submission Form
and Informed Consent Template

The Drake University Institutional Review Board (IRB) is charged with the responsibility of overseeing the protections of humans subjects participating in Drake University research.  The IRB works with researchers to ensure all ethical issues and government guidelines are followed.

Information contained in this site expands on the methods and regulations used by the IRB and researchers to ensure that human dignity, rights, and physical, psychological, behavioral and social welfare are protected.


Please contact the IRB with any questions or concerns
515-271-DIRB (3472)

University News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.