Please Note: Application forms are updated one or more times a year to improve the review of research and protection of human subjects. You must use the most current version of forms on this site when you are submitting research for review.
How Do I Submit My New Study to the IRB?
- Complete one of the following:
Review informed consent requirements guidelines:
- Administrative Review of Consent Form 
- Components of Informed Consent 
- Use of Legally Authorized Representative 
- Determining the Need for Assent 
- Informed Consent Videos 
- Consent to Take Part In Biomedical Research Template 
- Consent to Take Part In Social/Behavioral Research Template 
- Consent for Use of Specimens/Data Template 
- Consent Form INSERT for Use of Specimens/Data Template 
- Sample Assent Form for Children 
- Consent Form for International Research 
- Prepare required study protocol.
- Complete Research Training 
The following documentation, as applicable to the study, should be sent to the IRB as separate attachments in one e-mail:
- Data Collection Form
- Recruitment Letter
- Telephone Script
- Questionnaires / Surveys
- Investigators should send the submission to the IRB via e-mail.
- For Expedited, Exempt, or QA/QI projects, please send the submission to Janet McDowell at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- For Full Board research, please send the submission to Meredith Talmadge at email@example.com .
- Signature pages may be faxed to (540) 985-5323 or scanned and e-mailed.
- For further information call (540) 853-0728.