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 Chicago State University . 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 is under the direction of Dr. Thomas Lyons, IRB Chairperson.
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NEW TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR INVESTIGATORS (INCLUDING STUDENTS) AND KEY PERSONNEL. See "Training" tab at the left.
Please note that the IRB office has moved to New Academic Library Room 202.
Please see updated Forms and Informed Consent guidelines (updated February 2013).