Initial Submissions

The National Jewish Health IRB has created five distinct application processes customized to common types of study designs. Please click on the appropriate links below or the orange tabs in the left margin.

  1. Drugs or Devices Administered for Treatment Use/Compassionate Use or Emergency Use
         
  2. Research on data and/or specimens that does not involve contact with human subjects, such as chart review studies or specimen analyses (non-human subject determinations, exempt review, and expedited review)
      
  3. Research involving contact with human subjects for intervention or collection of health information (expedited or full committee review)
      
  4. Research involving contact with human subjects that that typically does not involve collection of health information, such as online surveys, educational testing, etc (exempt review)
      
  5. Research at National Jewish Health when another IRB serves as the IRB of record

If unsure which application process to follow, please contact the IRB office for guidance.

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