Investigator’s Guide to Human Subjects Research Wake Forest University – Reynolda Campus

This document provides topic-specific information as a supplement to the IRB Policies and Procedures.   Please consult the Policies for more comprehensive guidance.

Any University faculty, staff, or student conducting research involving human subjects must obtain IRB approval.  Contact for guidance and documentation of the determination. Only the IRB can make this determination.

Remember, no research activities involving human participants (including advertising or recruiting) can take place until the research application is reviewed and approved by the IRB.

Preparing the application

Privacy protection and certificates of confidentiality

Student research

Contact IRB

General Inquiries

John V. Petrocelli, Chair 
Department of Psychology

Jeanie Baird, CIP
Associate Director for Human Research Protection and Human Protections Administrator

Human Research Protections Specialist – currently hiring

306 Reynolda Hall
Wake Forest University
PO Box 7528
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7528