The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at VCU is charged with reviewing all research protocols involving human participants to ensure research is conducted ethically and in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Guidance and resources for researchers, research participants, and IRB members are provided on this site.
Getting Started with the IRB
- » Activities Requiring IRB Review
- » IRB Process Map
- » Getting Started Guide
- » Exempt vs. Expedited Categories
- » IRB Requirements and Resources for Researchers
- » Contact Us
Written Policies and Procedures
WPPs provide extensive policy and guidance information for investigators and IRB members.
ORSP Events and Updates
Contact the Office of Research Integrity and Ethics at 804-827-2157 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have questions about being a research volunteer answered or to discuss concerns.