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IRB Policy and Procedures

Policies and Procedures: Human Subjects in Research


The University of Illinois at Springfield Institutional Review Board (IRB) operates under policies and procedures mandated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office for Human Research Protections. These policies are available for review at This document is meant to serve both as a policy statement for the IRB at UIS, and as a handbook for investigators involving human subjects in their research.

Questions regarding this document or submission of materials should be directed to:

James Klein, Ed.D., LPC

Associate Professor
Department of Human Development Counseling

College of Education & Human Services
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BRK 332
Springfield, IL 62704-5407

217-206-6883 (phone)
217-206-6775 (fax)

IRB Policy

The IRB policy is currently available by clicking on the link below.

IRB Policy 2012 Printable Version (PDF)

IRB Policy Glossary (PDF)