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Institutional Review Board

IRB Policies, Procedures and Forms

Point Park University is committed to the pursuit, acquisition and teaching of new knowledge, and does so through the support of research conducted by faculty and students. 

It is the policy of Point Park University that research that involves human subjects and non human subjects, must be conducted in accordance with established ethical and professional standards, and that all such research must be approved by the University's Institutional Review Board. 

Point Park University's policies and procedures for its IRB were developed in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Institutional Review Board Guidebook: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/archive/irb/irb_guidebook.htm.

Need Assistance?

If you need the linked documents in an alternative form, assistance with the process, or want to submit the form for review, please contact:

Jan Ryan
Coordinator, Academic Support
Office of the Provost
412-392-3484
jryan@pointpark.edu