The Human Subjects Institutional Review Board (HSIRB) is a local review board, established by the WMU Board of Trustees in accord with federal regulations, to interpret and apply federal regulations, state law, and research sponsor requirements for the use of human subjects in research. The HSIRB is charged with the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research conducted under the aegis of Western Michigan University.
The three basic ethical principles that guide the HSIRB are derived from the Belmont Report and they are respect for persons, beneficence, and justice.
By submitting a protocol to HSIRB:
To access HSIRB forms for your initial application, continuing review or final report, and class project registration, visit the Compliance Forms section.
Questions? Email the research compliance coordinator