IRB Participants

All research projects involving human subjects/participants, conducted by Prairie View A&M University employees, students, or involving members of the A&M community as participants, must be approved by the University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).

To schedule an appointment for a protocol consultation or pre-review, you may call the office at (936) 261-1590, (936) 261-1553, or send an e-mail to Research@pvamu.edu.

 Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prairie View A&M’s Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Request a Class Presentation or Training Schedule
  • Human Participant Education/Training Requirement

Requirements & Procedures

Do I need approval from the IRB?

All research projects involving human subjects/participants, conducted by Prairie View A&M University employees, students, or involving members of the A&M community as participants, must be approved by the University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Application Processing Deadline is the 15th of each month.

Meeting Dates and Time

Education/Training Requirements

CITI Training for Investigators

Effective August 1, 2009, CITI is the only recognized training for PVAMU affiliated personnel and students.  If the CITI training has not been completed, the attached CITI training information document will provide instructions. CITI training cannot be extended and must have viability of a minimum of six months.

The IRB CITI Training Instructions can help you with the completion of the CITI training.

IRB Resources

  • IRB Member Handbook
  • DHHS – Office of Research Protections (OHRP)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Public Responsibility in Health and Research (PRIM&R)
  • Office of Research Integrity
  • Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)
  • FDA Information Sheets
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  • Frequently Asked Questions Regarding HIPAA 
  • Research Information Sites

Application and Forms

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