Purpose of the IRB Review Process

For the current table of meeting dates and deadlines, click here:  IRB meeting dates and deadlines

How to Use This Page


At the bottom of this page is an attachment with the full guideline document.


Click on "view" or "download" (below) to view the document.  (Note that on some MHS computers, the "view" function may not work - use the "download" function instead.)


Within each document, there will be links to other sections of our guidelines, policies and procedures.  If you are on an MHS computer, and have access to Policy Tech, the links within the document will take you to the Policy Tech page for that link.  Note that these links will not work if your computer cannot access Policy Tech.


For those users who do not have access to Policy Tech, use the links listed below, just above the link to the attachment.  These links will take you to other sections of the guidelines, policies and procedures on this web site.  You can also search the "sidebar" on the left side of this page if you want to move to another section of the guidelines, or use the "search this site" engine at the top of this page. 



Informed Consent Process - General Requirements

Definition of Research and Human Subjects

Special Populations - Children

Special Populations - Decisionally Impaired

Special Populations - Others

Special Populations - Pregnant Women, Fetuses, Neonates

Special Populations - Prisoners

IRB Education tools


LINKS to Clinical Trials Office documents:

Certificates of confidentiality

Disclosure of a Limited Data Set

Use and Disclosure of PHI - Preparatory to Research

Research Material Confidentiality


MHS.IRB Director,
Jun 8, 2011, 12:04 PM
MHS.IRB Director,
Aug 27, 2014, 11:37 AM