Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Assurance and Registration
FWA No.: FWA00000047 (EXPIRES 4/23/2018)
IORG No.: IORG0000492 (EXPIRES 8/31/2015)
IRB Registration No. : IRB00000814
Protection of the rights and welfare of persons who are enrolled in research at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is an institutional responsibility.
Research at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is based on the principles of Respect for Persons, Beneficence and Justice as set forth in "The Ethical Principles of Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research" described in the Report of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (the Belmont Report).
Institutional Review Board
The Institutional Review Board of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines has primary responsibility for evaluating and overseeing protections for human research subjects.
1415 Woodland Ave., Suite 266
Des Moines, IA 50309
The UnityPoint Health-Des Moines IRB meets the 2nd Thursday of every month. Deadline to submit materials for full board review is the 3rd Friday the month prior to the IRB meeting. You can submit materials electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending hard copy materials to the IRB Office. When submitting electronically, please submit Word or Excel documents whenever possible. Protocols and investigator brochures can be submitted in pdf format.
IRB Policy and Procedures
Policy & Procedures for Human Research Protections and Operation of the IRB