the institutional review board is in place to protect the rights and welfare of research
subjects, through review of research involving human subjects at chicago state university.
note many irb forms have recently changed due to the implementation of the new federal
common rule on jan. 21, 2019. this includes new model consent documents as well as
other new forms. this regulation governs human subjects protection in the united states. the
forms on the irb site are the correct forms to use. please make sure you are not using
the mission of the institutional review board is to protect the rights and welfare
of research subjects, through review of research involving human subjects at csu .
the mission of the csu irb is congruent with the university's mission of academic
excellence, which encompasses teaching, research, service and community development
including social justice, leadership and entrepreneurship.
the csu irb administrator is crystal wiley-brown, ms, mba. the csu irb is under the
direction of dr. melany puglisi, irb chairperson.
questions? you can reach the irb by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions or to set up an appointment with the irb chairperson.
do you have questions about research at csu on these or other topics?
research with human subjects
research with vulnerable populations such as children, prisoners, pregnant women and
research considerations in international settings
financial disclosure questions
time and effort reporting questions
for questions regarding research with animal subjects or biological materials, please
contact the department of biological sciences: