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Institutional Review Board

Mission Statement Heading link

Assure that IRB members are well educated in all aspects of human subject protection and prospective review of research involving humans.

Assure that all investigators are cognizant and compliant with principles and regulations of human research and protection of human subjects.

Foster open communication with institutional officials and investigators to establish a method of accountability of the IRB to its mission and be proactive in developing resources to enhance the activities of the IRB.

Develop communication and education programs for the public to foster increased community awareness of local research activities and the commitment of the Institution, IRB and investigators to the progress of medical treatment and the safety of human subjects.

Our Vision Heading link

To be an exemplary and innovative IRB fulfilling the mandate to to respect and protect people who participate as subjects of human research in the Central Illinois region.