Participant Information

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) has the responsibility for protecting the rights and welfare of participants of human research that is conducted at the Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The Human Subjects Protection Office (HSPO) assists the IRB in providing oversight to ensure that research is performed in accordance with regulations, institutional policies and Guiding Ethical Principles.  The information and links below are provided as resources for individuals considering participating in research. Also, presentations are available to groups interested in learning about research protection topics and may scheduled by contacting the HSPO.
 

Volunteering for Research 

 

Penn State Hershey research resources: 

Other resource links: