IRB Application Writing Guidance

An IRB application contains multiple sections. Click on a link below to provide guidance for that section

Not all sections are required for all applications. The DSHS OneAegis IRB System will automatically show you appropriate sections depending on your answers to application questions.

Study Information

Data and Biospecimens

Research Design and Statistical Analysis

Information Storage and Security

Informed Consent and Recruitment

Personnel/Research Team


Acknowledgment of DSHS IRB Requirements

Waiver of Informed Consent

Informed Consent Document Checklist

Informed Consent Items Required in FDA Regulated Research

Recruitment Protocol

Provide information if you are requesting information from DSHS or HHSC to identify potential subjects for recruitment purposes and when recruiting agency clients or patients to the study. Provide concise information or enter “not applicable” if a section does not apply to your study.