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 proceeding page will help identify the most likely level of review.

In the course of your research, will you:

  • A: Interact or intervene with a living individual (includes online surveys), or obtain/use private1, identifiable information or  identifiable biospecimens2
    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 Research Protection Program (HRPP) provides administrative support to all IU campuses and maintains physical offices in two locations, Indianapolis and Bloomington.

Indianapolis (Main):

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
Office of Research Compliance
Indiana University
Lockefield Village, 3rd Floor
980 Indiana Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

Bloomington:

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
Office of Research Compliance
Indiana University
2218 N. Dunn St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47408