We hope that you find the information on this page to be helpful to you, your research team, and your study participants. Links on this page will take you to a file or website. Credit and citations for author organizations/agencies should be given accordingly. If you encounter broken links, please contact the IRB Director at .
- The US Department of Health and Human Services website provides information on determining level of review for your study. Recall that interpretation of federal policy and guidance is ultimately the responsibility of the IRB, not the investigator.
- Email to request a class visit, department/program meeting visit, or consultation from the IRB Director or a member of the IRB’s Education and Outreach Committee.
- View the federal Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP)’s YouTube page, which contains helpful videos on the federal regulations and guidance.
University of Lynchburg Resources
Research Standards and Ethical Codes
Topics for Investigators
Information about Vulnerable Populations
Information for Potential Research Subjects
*These brochures have a place for the IRB contact information. Please place our email address in that space: .