A systematic budgeting process for the Marshall University Human Research Protection Program, including its IRBs, is described in the Standard Operating Procedures Manual and is based on consideration of the following factors:
A). Analysis of the volume of research to be reviewed.
B). IRB performance (e.g. content and accuracy of informed consent
forms, IRB analysis of risks and benefits, provision of special
considerations and protections for vulnerable or potentially
C). Feedback from IRB members and staff.