IRB mission statement

The Research Subject Protection Program and the Aurora IRBs, together with employees and staff of Aurora Health Care, will:

  • Review and approve research proposals according to the ethical principles and guidelines of the Belmont Report, the applicable sections of the Code of Federal Regulations, and the International Conference of Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice guidelines
  • Safeguard the rights, welfare, and dignity of the human subjects who participate in the research process
  • Promote the highest ethical standards for conducting research; and
  • Provide a strong foundation of knowledge and cooperative education to facilitate the conduct of biomedical and behavioral research.