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IRB Education and Training

Prerequisites for Being Involved in Human Subject Research

The TTUHSC HRPP requires all research study personnel who engage in human subjects research to complete the TTUHSC approved initial (and ongoing) education regarding the protection of human subjects in research prior to beginning any human research-related activities.  This policy applies to all research involving human subjects, regardless of funding or sponsorship.

The current requirements are:
All research study personnel are also required to:

These training requirements apply to all Principal Investigators, Co-Investigators, and research staff.  This includes individuals who:

      • Conduct study procedures (including informed consent) or interventions with human subjects; 
      • Review Board Members;
      • Collect or enter data; and/or
      • Use or have access to private information that can be linked to research subjects.

Failure to Comply

The IRB has the authority to suspend or withhold approval from any project that involves study personnel who fail to meet these education requirements.

IRB Training Links

Got Questions?

Jennifer Board, BS

IRB Education Coordinator


HRPP Manual
(Human Research Protection Program)