This section provides information regarding the functions of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and resources for preparing an application for approval of your research study to the IRB.
Additional information and help regarding IRB applications and information specific to MWU's IRB can be found at:
A powerpoint presentation by Dr. Jason Kaufman, Chair of the MWU Glendale IRB on the topic of "Human Subjects Research: Successful Completion of an IRB Application" is available at:
If those links do not work for you, please contact the ORSP (ILORSP@midwestern.edu).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION – CHANGES TO THE COMMON RULE AND IRB
Please note that some of the info in the sections regarding IRB are being updated as a result of changes to the Common Rule taking effect January 19,2019. Check your IRB to obtain updated Forms and Templates.
Please consult following pages for more information on the changes: https://about.citiprogram.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Final-Rule-Material-Final-Rule-Impact-on-IRB-and-Institutional-Operations.pdf
For a brief summary of the changes, please check the following institutional links. Keep in mind that some of the info on these pages is institution specific.