The Department's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) conducts a pre-review of the initial application package.
A researcher must obtain the following before requesting review, if applicable:
Researcher completes a determination
Researchers will receive a determination of either
human subjects research, quality improvement,
public health practice
Once the application is complete, HRPP staff assigns an IRB member to review.
The IRB board approves or disapproves the researcher's study.
HRPP sends approval letter to researcher.
If a researcher has modifications to the study or would like to continue or close the study, please complete another application
Florida Department of Health 2017