Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Dominican University of California has established the Institutional Review Board for Protection of Human Participants (IRBPHP) with the mandate to protect the rights and welfare of human participants recruited to participate in research conducted under the authority of Dominican University of California.

As an institution using human beings as research participants, Dominican is required to provide an assurance to the Federal government that includes a statement of principles governing the institution in the discharge of its responsibility for protecting the rights and welfare of human participants or research conducted at, or sponsored by the institution, whether the research is participant to Federal regulation or not (45 CFR 46.103.b.1).

IRBPHP Resources 

The deadline for IRB application(s) to be reviewed is on the last day of final examinations and applications must be submitted by the last week of class. For application(s) submitted after the deadline, review process will be resumed (in the order received) the following term beginning the first day of classes. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for dates.