Institutional Review Board

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Federal Regulations

The WCU IRB is guided by the Federal Government. Click the links below to learn more about the Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Human Research Protections, and the Common Rule that governs human research participation.

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Health and Human Services

Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)


Common Rule

Common Rule







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