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** CONSENT TEMPLATES UPDATED **
The University of Maryland Baltimore and VA Maryland Health Care System Informed Consent templates have been updated with the new office address and are available on the Consent Form Templates webpage.
Please use these new templates for submission of new studies . When a modification is submitted, please change the address on the informed consent document. The HRPO staff will request this change be made if the principal investigator hasn’t already done so.
The new office address is:
University of Maryland Baltimore, Human Research Protections Office, 620 W. Lexington Street, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-706-5037
The HRP is a comprehensive program that affords protections for all human research participants and is under the direct leadership of the Senior Vice President, Chief Academic and Research Officer. This website is designed to provide its users with the most up to date information related to conducting research with human participants.
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UMB HRP Components
The main focus here is to provide information , resources, and instructions for completing the review process through the IRB. While the IRB is a key player in the HRP program there are many other components within UMB critically involved in protecting human participants. Click here to learn more
What Can Be Found Here
For Researchers - This resource helps Investigators: Design, write, and organize research protocols. Maintain compliance with policies and regulations. Create and submit IRB applications via CICERO.
HRP Office - Information regarding its role in coordinating the Human Research Protections Program and providing support for the UMB Institutional Review Board (IRB). Contact information and informatics regarding submission processing times.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) - Information about the Board and the Executive members and their role in approving, monitoring, and reviewing biomedical and behavioral research involving humans.
For Research Participants - This section assists former, current, or prospective human research participants in obtaining information or offering input regarding research and clinical trials.