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Mission Statement

Friends Research Institute Institutional Review Board (IRB) fosters a research environment that promotes protecting the safety, rights, and welfare of individuals recruited for or participating in research conducted by Friends Research Institute. 

The IRB strives:

  • To promote ethical use of human subjects in research and to facilitate human subjects research by providing guidance and education to FRI investigators, research officials and IRB members;
  • To assure the protection of research participants' rights, safety, and welfare; and
  • To ensure compliance with regulatory and ethical obligations concerning human subjects research.

IRB Website and Resources:  To learn more about the IRB and how to submit a study for review, please use the side menu to the left.  All of the forms needed for submission and maintenance of a study protocol can be downloaded from “Forms/Templates.”  If you have questions regarding the information on this site, refer to “Contacts.”

Friends Research Institute IRB operates under the Federal Wide Assurance, FWA 00002948, issued by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).