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IRB Training


All IRB Committee Members and faculty who intend to use the classroom assignment review process must complete the federal IRB  training module. All researchers are encouraged to complete it.

Training is available at:

Additional Training:

  • The National Institute of Health (NIH) has recently posted a great online tutorial for human subjects research. To access the tutorial, please see:

  • The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) online tutorial:

In order to access the training, be sure to register as a new user, and select UTC from the institution drop-down menu.  Once registered, the training courses available will be listed.


UTC Training Presentations:


Spring 2015 -  Research Involving Human Subjects PowerPoint (.pdf)


Spring 2013 - Research Class Presentation PowerPoint (.pdf)



Training Resources:

  • The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides graphic aids to assist IRBs, investigators, and institutions in their decision making process. Topics covered include:       

    • whether an activity is research that must be reviewed by an IRB

    • whether the review may be performed by expedited procedures, and

    • whether informed consent or its documentation may be waived.