Faculty and students conducting research that involves active, human participants may be required to submit to a review process.
This review ensures the best data, safety for participating subjects, and best research practices.
The Institutional Review Board has a procedure in place for submitting and reviewing research projects.
Research and forms must be submitted and reviewed before study is conducted.
Information about whether you need IRB approval
Forms to submit for review
The Cabrini College Institutional Review Board (IRB) has eight members, including the Chair, with varying professional and academic backgrounds to promote complete and adequate review of research activities commonly conducted by members of the institution.
Specifically, the purpose of the Institutional Review Board is to determine whether:
procedures of proposed research are ethical
risk to subjects are reasonable in relation to expected benefits
selection of subjects is equitable
informed consent is sought
research plan makes adequate provision for monitoring data collected so as to ensure safety of subjects, protection of privacy, and the confidentiality of data
appropriate safeguards are included to protect the rights and welfare of subjects