Texas Tech University

Human Research Protection Program

COVID-19 Updates

Human Subject Research

Texas Tech University is committed to protecting the rights and welfare of individuals participating in research. Texas Tech's Institutional Review Board (IRB) is charged with reviewing all human subjects research in accordance with federal regulations, state laws, and local and University policies (TTU OP 74.09).

The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) serves as a liaison to the IRB and point of contact for participants and researchers. 

IRB faculty reviewers will not review expedited and limited submissions between August 8-21, 2022 while faculty are off duty. 

July 2022 Stats
Submissions = 104
Assigned = 80
Approved = 63

Federalwide Assurance Information

TTU Institutional Official: Dr. Alice Young
FWA Number: 00001568
IRB Number: IRB00000276
Expires: May 5, 2023

NOTE: The information provided above is used by Principal Investigators for sponsored projects and Institutional Authorization Agreement references.