Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Human Subject Research 

The Morehouse College Institutional Review Board (IRB) ensures that the institution remains in compliance with Federal Government regulations concerning the Responsible Conduct of Research - Protection of Human Subjects, 45 CFR, part 46.114.  All Investigators desiring to conduct research at Morehouse College involving the use of human subjects are required to complete Human Subject Research training and obtain approval from the IRB prior to initiating any research activity.  IRB reviews research conducted by Morehouse College faculty, staff, students and outside researchers. All persons must show proof of IRB training.

Click here for Proposal Application: IRB Proposal Application Form

NOTE: All IRB application materials must be submitted electronically.

Further Information

IRB Form Questions

IRB Member Certification (OHRP)

IRB Research Misconduct

Federal Wide Assurance (FWA)

Approval Notification, Criteria, Conditions, and Termination

Watchdog Function

Record Retention

Research Involving Human Subject

Common Rule

IRB Co-Chairs:

Dr. Nathan Nobis, Associate Professor of Philosophy 

Dr. Wallace Sharif, Associate Professor of Biology