data entry3.Investigator Manual

This document will guide investigators through the policies and procedures, as well as, regulations and guidance specific to LSUHSC - Shreveport that are related to the conduct of Human Research.

How to submit a study for review

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidance for submitting new studies through the electronic SHIeLDS system can be found in The IRB Study Submission Guide or the SHIeLDS Help page.

Submitting a study for review involves the following major action:

If you have any questions, please contact the IRB administrator at regarding the process for submission of new research activities. Please remember that no research activity can began until you receive documentation of the IRB and administrative approvals.

Quick Links:

Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA)
Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA)
Tips on Regulatory Documentation
Exculpatory Language in Informed Consent
HRPP Participant Brochure
SOP HRP-101 Definitions