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For Researchers

Before You BeginInformation on required training, activities that require IRB review, the review process collaborative research, and recruitment resources.
Information on how to activate your iMedRIS account, and tutorials on how to use the electronic submission system iMedRIS for new studies, amendments, continuing reviews, reportable new information, and study closures
GuidanceCurrent HRPP policies and procedures on special topics (e.g. international research, research with vulnerable populations, other federal policies that may apply to your research, and data security
Template consent forms, HIPAA and GDPR template language, sample confidentiality pledges for research team members and transcribers, and the Study Update Form for exempt studies
Answers to frequently asked questions about human subjects research
TrainingTraining requirements for all researchers and available workshops for specialized topics
Current HRPP and IRB policies and procedures guiding the conduct of human subjects research at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville