Institutional Review Board

Baton Rouge Community College's Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews applications from researchers who wish to perform human subjects research, pursuant to regulations of the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Below, you can find the College's IRB Manual of Procedures, an application blank, and other forms to be used in conjunction with IRB applications and reporting protocols.  All applications and inquiries should be submitted to the IRB Chair at the contact information below.

The IRB Quick Start Guide answers some frequently-asked questions about research requiring IRB review.

Procedures and Forms

IRB Manual of Procedures

Application Form

Sample Informed Consent Document

Guidelines for Obtaining Informed Consent for Minors and Low Reading Comprehension Adults

Continuing Study Form

Close Out Study Form

Adverse Event Reporting Form