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Institutional Review Board

           Institutional Review Board - Important Information

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 (IRB).  Point Park University's policies and procedures for its IRB were developed in accordance with the United States Department of Health and Human Services Institutional Review Board Guidebook, retrieved June 9, 2008 from:   http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/irb/irb_guidebook.htm