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Institutional Review Board

We have an updated
IRB New Protocol Submission Form
and Informed Consent Template
Form for Certification of Course Research Projects
This policy and process are under revision.  Please contact the IRB at for further instructions.  

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)

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