The Institutional Review Board (IRB): Another Major Ingredient for Our Alphabet Soup

Skarbek, Denise M.; Henry, Patricia; Parish, Patricia A.
March 2006
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p26
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the membership of the Institutional Review Boards (IRB), an administrative body that overseas the conduct of research involving human subjects. It consists of five members, including individuals with expertise in the various areas of research. These individuals should have primary concerns in nonscientific areas. A member should be an individual from the community who is not affiliated with a university or a college.


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