Applications and Forms

The Guthrie Clinic IRB Research Study Submission Process

The following information will help you in the process for submitting a research study protocol.

Step 1: Education
You must first obtain training in human subjects protection: Download Here

Step 2: Writing the Protocol
A research proposal must include elements as listed in the Protocol document below.

Step 3: Compiling other research documents
Depending on your research proposal, you may have additional documents that will be needed for IRB approval of your project. These documents include:

  • Informed Consent documents
  • Questionnaires, surveys, interview questions, etc.
  • Any recruitment materials such as emails, letters, scripts, advertisements, posters, flyers etc.
  • Any other information that will be used by research subjects

Step 4: Complete IRB application form
The IRB has different forms for initial review.  Submit your protocol to Lori Robinson robinson_loriA@guthrie.org and Vicky Hickey hickey_vicky@guthrie.org

We will be happy to will help you obtain the correct form for initial review.

Please plan your project in advance to allow time for IRB review. 

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