Institutional Review Board (IRB)

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Full AAHRPP Accreditation The Institutional Review Board is charged with the responsibility of protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research under the auspices of the institution with which it is affiliated. The University’s program on human research protection is based on the three basic ethical tenets of respect for persons, beneficence and justice, and the application of these tenets set forth in the Belmont Report, issued in 1979 by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research.

Georgia State University’s Institutional Review Board will apply these tenants to all human subjects research, regardless of funding.


Access to iRIS:
The new human research protocol management system, iRIS, is now in operation. All IRB submissions should now be through the new system. iRIS may be accessed by going to and using your Campus ID and Campus ID password. All tutorials and guides on how to use iRIS may be found at the iRIS Training Portal. One-on-one training is available at the Exchange Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, contact the Exchange at For technical assistance with the new system please contact the Help Desk either at or by calling 404-413-HELP (4357). For questions regarding your application, please contact the IRB office.

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