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Faculty and Staff

Human Research Protections Program Leadership Team   Julie V. Philley, MD Executive Vice President, Health Affairs Administration Phone: 903-877-5803 Profile   Alan Cook, MD, MS, FACS Medical Director Center for Clinical Research Profile   Lisa Bush, MS, CIP Director of Human Research Protection Program Center for Clinical Research Profile     Human Research Protections Program Staff   Felice Calico, BBA IRB … Read more

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Monitoring and Audits

The HRPP conducts research compliance audits that are internal to the institution. The primary goal of an audit is to evaluate a research project to ensure that the rights and welfare of human research participants are protected and that the research complies with federal regulations, state laws, and institutional policies. These audits are categorized as … Read more

Training and Education

  The Human Research Protection Program offers both required and optional training opportunities in a variety of formats. Required ethics and human subjects research training is offered online by CITI Program. The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) is dedicated to promoting the public’s trust in the research enterprise by providing high quality, peer reviewed, … Read more

Reliance and Single IRB Review

To encourage collaboration, reduce duplicate study submissions, and minimize the impact of multiple IRB reviews for the same protocols, HRPP offers IRB reliance opportunities. Researchers at the health science center may rely on an external IRB (commercial, academic, etc.) to review studies. The external IRB must meet federal regulations for the IRB review and the … Read more

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

What is an IRB? The Health Science Center at UT Tyler has two Institutional Review Boards (IRBs). Each IRB meets monthly and is properly constituted to review all submissions and types of research. The IRB is charged with the responsibility of reviewing, prior to its initiation, research involving human participants. One of the IRB’s priorities … Read more

Human Research Protections Program

  The Health Science Center at UT Tyler (HSC) Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) is responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of research participants, as well as ensuring excellent scientific research is conducted ethically and in compliance with all federal, state, local regulations, and institutional policies. What we do All human-participant research conducted by … Read more

Texas Lung Injury Institute

The Texas Lung Injury Institute (TLII) provides state of the art research that advances our understanding about the pathogenesis of lung disease and its treatment. To promote this vital research, UT Health Science Center created the Texas Lung Injury Institute (TLII) in 2004. Recent exciting discoveries made by TLII investigators promise to improve therapy for … Read more