It is the mission of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants.

News & Announcements


  • Revised VA Consent and Authorization Templates

    The VA Consent and Authorization Templates have been updated in accordance with the November 12, 2014 version of VHA Handbook 1200.05.

  • IRB Staff Changes

    We are pleased to welcome a new Coordinator to the IRB.

  • Forms for Conducting Research at the VA

    Researchers conducting procedures at the Salt Lake City VA need to be aware of the additional administrative forms that may be required in addition to the IRB application.

  • Use of External Research Nurses

    The IRB has received several requests to allow the use of external research nurses who have contracted with a study sponsor to conduct research procedures with participants in their homes.

  • IRB Staff Changes

    We are pleased to welcome a new Coordinator to the IRB.

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