Institutional Review Board Administration
The TTUHSC El Paso Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews research involving human subjects. All human research studies are reviewed by the IRB before they begin and at least once annually to evaluate risks to subjects and compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies.
TTUHSC El Paso has a Federal-Wide Assurance (FWA) # 00020736 with the Department of Health and Human Services to protect the rights and welfare of participants involved in research affiliated with this institution. Two TTUHSC El Paso IRBs serve the El Paso campus: El Paso IRB #1-00009945 and El Paso IRB #2-00009946.