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INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD (IRB)
The COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Institutional Review Board is responsible for the review of all human subjects research conducted at or by the faculty members working at PRince sattam bin abdulaziz univesity
The IRB seeks to create a collaborative relationship with the research community to assure that research with human subjects is conducted in accordance with legal requirements and ethical principles of Respect for Persons, Beneficence and Justice. These principles require the balancing of risks to subjects against the scientific knowledge to be gained and the potential benefits to subjects and society.
The IRB also focuses on the informed consent process to assure that subject participation in research is voluntary.