Samford University

IRB Training

IRB Members Training (Required)

  • All Samford University IRB members are required to complete an IRB training session.
  • Required Training Internet link
  • Registration is required, but is at no-charge.
  • Each member is to print a certificate upon completion of the training.
  • This certificate is to be sent to the SU IRB Chair within two months of being appointed to the committee.
  • A new certificate is not needed each year from each committee member.
  • All IRB members must be recertified every three years.
  • Certificate safe keeping is the responsibility of the Chair; the certificates will be provided to the newly elected Chair upon completion of the previous Chair's term.

Researcher Training (Required)

  • Primary researchers (which includes students) and student project supervisors are required to submit a training certificate or certificate number along with the submission of an IRB application.
  • Researcher Training session Internet link
  • Registration is required, but at no-charge.

Download the IRB Research Tutorial PowerPoint