Human Subjects Protection Program

The Human Subjects Protection Program involves both biomedical research and social, behavioral and educational research

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News & Announcements

06/29/2016 - UofL Human Subjects Protection Program earns reaccreditation. Participants in clinical trials are assured of professionalism, ethical standards: news release

04/11/2016 - Starting immediately, IRIS training updates and sponsor updates will need to be submitted using the JIRA ticket system.  For more information please visit the following website

07-09-2015 - Starting immediately, please use the term “prepaid card” rather than “gift card” when discussing participant compensation in the informed consent document. This request is from the accounting department to comply with regulations.

For active studies, please change this wording in your consent at continuation review. The IRB analyst will also watch for this and will send your study back to request this change. The Informed Consent instructions template language will be updated to reflect this change.




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Please use your ulink user name and password to sign into IRIS. If you are a University of Louisville employee and you are having a log in problem please call the help desk at 852-7997.

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IRB Calendar

Calendar LinkThis calendar is for schedules related to Biomedical IRB or Social/Behavioral/Educational IRB meetings, annual AAHRPP and PRIMR Meetings, and office closings.

Biomedical IRB meets for full board meetings on the first, third and fourth Thursday of every month. Social/Behavioral/Educational IRB is scheduled to meet on the first Wednesday of each month.

Human Subjects Protection Program
Med Center One, Suite 200
University of Louisville
501 E. Broadway
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Telephone number: 502-852-5188
Fax number: 502-852-2164
Email Service Account

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