Compliance Statement

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Compliance Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) IRB is duly constituted, fulfilling all requirements for diversity and has written procedures for initial and continuing review of human subjects research; prepares written minutes of convened meetings; and retains records pertaining to the review and approval process.

The UAMS IRB is organized and operates in compliance with DHHS regulations as described in 45 CFR part 46 (i.e., The Common Rule) and, after January 20, 2019, the Revised Common Rule and with FDA regulations as described in 21 CFR Parts 50 and 56. The UAMS IRB applies equivalent protections to unregulated research.

The UAMS IRB is registered with OHRP and the FDA. The UAMS Federalwide Assurance number is FWA00001119 (expiring Sept. 10, 2024). The IRB committee registration numbers are IRB00000593, IRB00000742, IRB00000745, and IRB00004852, and IRB00012538. The parent organization number is IORG0000345. Since 2005, UAMS has been fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).

The UAMS IRB Rosters and all Policies and Procedures may be found on this IRB Web site.

The Institutional Official is Shuk-Mei Ho, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the UAMS IRB office at:

501.686.5667 (main line)

Institutional Review Board
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St.
Slot 636
Little Rock, AR 72205

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