Please be aware that the changes to the federal regulations that govern human subjects research go into effect on January 21st, 2019. Please see our Standard Operating Procedures for this transition to see how these changes will affect your research.
The IRBs are also authorized to retain consultants when necessary.
These federal resources may be helpful in learning more about regulations that affect protocol applications:
- Health and Human Services Regulations on Protection of Human Subjects (Pre-2018 Common Rule)
- Health and Human Services Regulations on Protection of Human Subjects (Revised 2018 Common Rule) - Effective 01/21/2019
- Standard Operating Procedure for the Transition to the New Common Rule (Effective January 21, 2019) at Georgia Tech
The President of Georgia Institute of Technology has delegated authority to Jilda D. Garton, Vice President for Research (VPR), as the Institutional Official (IO) for Institutional Review Board purposes. She has the authority to legally commit Georgia Tech to meet federal regulatory requirements. The VPR/IO is responsible for appointing the Chair(s) of the Institutional Review Boards and board members, and she signs Georgia Tech's Federalwide Assurance.