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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,, 715-836-2373 Please contact him with any questions relating to the IRB. 

Institutional Review Board Committee Meeting

For the 2016-2017 academic year, the IRB committee is tentatively scheduled to meet from 2:00 - 3:30 pm on the following dates:
September 16, 2016
October 21, 2016
November 18, 2016
December 16, 2016
January 20, 2017
February 17, 2017
March 16, 2017
April 21, 2017
May 19, 2017
June 16, 2017 

Please note that meetings will be held only as needed.