Institutional Review Boards (IRB)
Protection of the rights and welfare of persons who 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 Boards
The Institutional Review Boards of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines have primary responsibility for evaluating and overseeing protections for human research subjects.
1415 Woodland Ave., Suite 218
Des Moines, IA 50309
The Office of Research of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines administers the following IRBs:
IRB #1 - UnityPoint Health - Des Moines IRB
IRB #2 - Des Moines City Wide IRB
2012 IRB Meeting Dates
IRB Policy and Procedures
Policy & Procedures for Human Research Protections and Operation of the IRB