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The Office of the IRB (OIRB) facilitates the UNM IRB for Main Campus. It is the commitment of the OIRB to promote the safety and protection of people involved in human research by providing support, guidance, and education to facilitate ethical and scientifically sound research. The OIRB serves UNM Main and Branch Campus student, staff, and faculty researchers.

Federal-wide Assurance Number: FWA00004690 | Expires: 05/16/2021
IRB registration number: IRB00000431

The UNM IRB is one component of The University of New Mexico Human Research Protections Program (UNM HRPP). See more about the UNM HRPP.

UNM’s Human Research Protections Program is in the process of seeking reaccreditation from AAHRPP. Site visitors will be on site 12/12/19 – 12/13/19 to conduct record reviews and interviews with the IRB, research administration officers and UNM researchers. Thank you for everyone who will be participating. Please note that our office will be very busy during this time and will have limited time to devote to walk-in requests. We thank you for your support and patience!


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