Institutional Review Board

We have an updated
IRB New Protocol Submission Form
and Informed Consent Template

The Drake University Institutional Review Board (IRB) is charged with the responsibility of overseeing the protections of humans subjects participating in Drake University research.  The IRB works with researchers to ensure all ethical issues and government guidelines are followed.

Information contained in this site expands on the methods and regulations used by the IRB and researchers to ensure that human dignity, rights, and physical, psychological, behavioral and social welfare are protected.


Please contact the IRB with any questions or concerns
515-271-DIRB (3472)

University News
October 6, 2015
Drake students now have access to a new state-of-the-art collaborative learning space with industry-standard business tools, thanks to a generous $1.5 million gift from American Equity founder and Drake University supporter David J. Noble.