Listed below are useful resources when reviewing research involving human subjects.

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

Davidson College's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) consists of several components and operates under the auspices of the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). See Davidson College's Human Research Protection Program for details.

Reviewer Checklist

The Reviewer Checklist (PDF) helps assure consistency and that the federal and local requirements for IRB review and approval are met.

IRB Membership List

The Common Rule, 45 CFR Part 46, stipulates that the IRB Membership must consist of no fewer than five members and one must be a non-scientist. The IRB must include at least one member who is not affiliated with the college.

Other IRB Reviewer Resources

Other IRB Reviewer Resources include History of Human Subjects Research, International Research and IRB Discussion Form.

If you have questions, email HSIRB at