Human Subjects Protection Office Information
University of Texas at El Paso has one IRB responsible for protecting human subjects who participate in research. The IRB provides review and oversight for all human subjects research activities performed on the campus;
- by University of Texas at El Paso faculty, staff, or students on or off campus; and
- by all other facilities under the purview of UTEP IRB
- All review procedures meet or exceed the requirements set forth in 45 CFR 46
The UTEP IRB convenes monthly during the fall and spring semesters and only if needed during summer.
The IRB is pleased to announce the adoption of the industry leading IRBNet suite of tools, bringing electronic protocol management, on-line submissions, and many other important features to the University of Texas at El Paso research community. All research studies submitted for IRB review at UTEP must be submitted online via IRBNet.
(Federal Wide Assurance #: FWA00001224)
Phone (915) 747-6590
Kelly Hall, 7th Floor East
Phone (915) 747-8841
Kelly Hall, 712A
Dr. Lorraine Torres
Ed.D.,MS, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
Chair, Institutional Review Board
Clinical Laboratory Science Program Director
College of Health Sciences
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 79968
Phone (915) 747-7282
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