Thank you for visiting the LC IRB online.
During the summer months, portions of our website are being updated/edited. If you wish to submit a proposal for review during summer months, contact the IRB to obtain the appropriate form(s): Dr. Sharon Foreman-Kready, Director, LC Institutional Review Board, IRB-HS@lynchburg.edu.
These links will take you to a PDF file or outside website. Note that these are publications of other organizations/agencies and credit should be given accordingly.
Lynchburg College Resources
Community-Based Research at Lynchburg College
Student Scholar Showcase at Lynchburg College
Research Standards and Ethical Codes
Commonly Used Research Terms from CITI Program
Topics for Investigators
Emergency Medical Care and Research: OPRR Letter (1991)
Financial Conflict of Interest: HHS Guidance (2004) (PDF - 85 KB)
Investigator Responsibility FAQs (PDF - 44 KB)
Reviewing and Reporting Unanticipated Problems Involving Risks to Subjects or Others and Adverse Events: OHRP Guidance (2007) (PDF - 180 KB)
Reviewing and Reporting Unanticipated Problems Involving Risks to Subjects or Others and Adverse Events (Video)
Withdrawal of Subjects from Research: Data Retention and Other Related Issues: OHRP Guidance (2010) (PDF - 45 KB)
Information about Vulnerable Populations
AIDS Research, Guidance for IRBs (1984)
Certificates of Confidentiality - Privacy Protection for Research Subjects: OHRP Guidance (2003) (PDF - 18.9 KB)
Children: Information on Special Protections for Children as Research Subjects
Children Involved as Subjects in Research: Guidance on the HHS 45 CFR 46.407 ("407") Review Process (2005) (PDF - 113 KB)
Children: Research with Children FAQ (PDF - 69 KB)
HIV Serostatus, Informing Those Tested, PHS Policy (1988)
HIV Serostatus, Sex-Partner Notification, PHS Policy (1990)
Prisoner Research Certification
Prisoner Research: OHRP Guidance (2003) (PDF - 67 KB)
Prisoner Research FAQ (PDF - 69 KB)
Research Involving Vulnerable Populations (Video)
Information for Potential Research Subjects
Becoming a Research Volunteer brochure – in English (PDF)*
Becoming a Research Volunteer brochure – in Spanish (PDF)*
*These brochures have a place for the IRB contact information. Please place our email address in that space: firstname.lastname@example.org.