Mission of HRPO
and the IRB

Our mission is to protect the rights and welfare of participants in “human research” as defined in 45 CFR 46.102(d) and (f) and “clinical investigations” as defined in 21 CFR 50.3(c).d

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Call SWAT! 314-747-6800

Did you know?

How to get help if you are located on the Danforth campus and need help with your application.  HRPO staff are available for all of your IRB questions in the Psychology and Sever buildings on the Danforth Campus.  For specific location and schedule, visit the SWAT! webpage.   And don’t forget, you can always call us to set up a meeting if those times don’t work for you. Go to the Contact section of our website for information.

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Our office uses data collected from carefully defined performance metrics to measure results and ensure continuous quality improvement of our program. These metrics are also intended to provide a better understanding of the IRB process.

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