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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Information Regarding COCC Institutional Review Board (IRB)

What is IRB?

An Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee established by an institution to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects recruited to participate in research activities. Federal, state and university regulations require all human subjects research conducted by Central Oregon Community College faculty, staff and students to be approved by the IRB before the research can be conducted.

Helpful Information

Application Forms for IRB

Additional Forms for IRB

NOTE: For active studies submitted prior to January 22, 2019, please use the following forms


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Contact Information

Sharla Andresen: 541-383-7208 or