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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Human Subjects Research Protection Program (HRPP) Policy Index

The HRPP maintains the human subjects research protections policies utilized by all UW-Madison Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and campus officials. These policies are reviewed by the Cross-Campus HRPP Committee and approved by the Institutional Official.

In addition to the policies below, researchers and study teams should review the documentation specific to the IRB office that they are working with. The Health Sciences IRBs Office hosts additional Policy and Guidance  documents, while the ED/SBS IRB Office hosts additional Guidance documents.

There is additional Guidance and other resources on the HRPP Guidance, Forms and Resources  page, which contains forms, guidance documents, and links to other campus resources.

The policies are organized alphabetically below, and can be full-text searched via this link.