Beginning of Protocol Decision Tree

Review the following multiple choice options and select the best option that applies to your new study submission. Your selections on each prodeeding page will help identify the most likely level of review.

In the course of your research, will you:

  • A: Interact with, intervene with, or obtain/access private1, identifiable information2 or data about, a living individual (includes online surveys)
    Select option A
  • B: Conduct research on a drug3, biologic4, or device5 for which some aspect of administration is dictated by a study protocol
    Select option B
  • A & B:
    Select options A & B
  • C: Do none of the above
    Select option C

Questions?

Contact the Human Subjects Office:

Phone: 317-274-8289
Email: irb@iu.edu

The Indiana University Human Subjects Office provides administrative support to all IU campuses and maintains physical offices in two locations, Indianapolis and Bloomington.

Indianapolis (Main):

Human Subjects Office
Office of Research Compliance
Indiana University
Lockefield Village, 3rd Floor
980 Indiana Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

Bloomington:

Human Subjects Office
Office of Research Compliance
Indiana University
Carmichael Center, Room 203
530 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408