Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
The HRPP serves Texas A&M including Texas A&M Health and all of its locations, the School of Law, as well as branch campuses in Galveston and Qatar. It provides support and resources to both Institutional Review Boards and the research community.
HRPP Guidance During COVID-19
Steps to Obtain Institutional Review Board Approval
If you have questions about whether an activity is human research, contact the Human Research Protection Program. A written determination will be provided when the request is submitted through the electronic system, iRIS. Determinations are not issued through emails or phone calls.
Zoom Office Hours
Need help with your IRB submissions? Schedule a help session with your IRB contact. Zoom appointments are available: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To find your IRB contact click here: My IRB Contact
Voice a Concern
If you have a complaint, concern, or question about a research study or about your rights as a research participant, please contact the Human Research Protection Program:
- 1.855.795.8636 toll free
- 979.862.3176 fax