Which Institutional Review Board (IRB) will review my research?

Medical IRB

Faculty, staff or students from UK Medical Center's Clinical Science Departments, College of Health Sciences, College of Public Health, Basic Sciences Departments, Communicative Disorders, Nursing, and Pharmacy, should present any research involving use of human subjects to the Medical Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and approval prior to initiation of the project.


Nonmedical IRB

Faculty, staff, or students from the Colleges of Agriculture, Arts & Sciences, Business & Economics, Communication & Information, Design, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Social Work or other Lexington Campus department should present any research involving the use of human subjects to the Nonmedical Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and approval prior to initiation of the project. Please note the Nonmedical IRB does not review studies that involve administration of drugs or studies that involves invasive medical procedures.