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Research Using Human Subjects: the Institutional Review Board

The IRB is responsible for implementing policies and procedures that protect the rights and welfare of human subjects utilized in any university affiliated research project. Before you can begin to collect data, an application must be filed with and approved by the IRB using BP Logix eForms.

The following is an online guide designed to familiarize readers with the IRB and its policies and application process.

Policies and Procedures for Protection of Human Subjects in Research

How to Submit to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) - Includes eForm Instructions.

eForms (BP Logix)

The current IRB Committee Chair is Michael Axelrod,, 715-836-5020. Please contact him with any questions relating to the IRB. 

Click here for current committee members.

Institutional Review Board Committee Meeting

For the 2017-18 academic year, the IRB committee is tentatively scheduled to meet from 2:00 - 3:30 pm on the following dates:
September 15, 2017
October 13, 2017
November 10, 2017
December 8, 2017
January 12, 2018
February 9, 2018
March 9, 2018
April 13, 2018
May 11, 2018
June 8, 2018

Please note that meetings will be held only as needed.