Additional Forms

Documents on this page for your use are in MS Word format (.doc). Make sure that you save your completed version in either MS Word (.doc) or as an Abode PDF (.pdf) file, as these are the only two types of files that can be uploaded to IRB via our portal.

Assent for Children in Research

Protected Health Information (PHI)

For additional guidance on PHI in research applications, click here.

  • Authorization for Release or Use of PHI
    • Required content for researchers to give participants prior to requesting release of Personal Health Information (PHI) from a physician or other covered entity under HIPAA. *Note, many hospitals and clinics will have their own version of this form to use. If you are collaborating, with an outside health care provider, please check with their HIPAA Office.
  • Authorization Instruction Sheet
    • Guidance to complete the Authorization for Release or Use of PHI Template. Utilize if your research will involve data protected under HIPAA.

External Collaborators

For guidance on which agreement(s) you may need to add non-Purdue researchers to your project, click here.

  • Letters of Collaboration
    • If your research proposes to conduct research at an external site such as a workplace or school the site will need to document their agreement to grant access for research. Use this template as a general guidance.
  • Request for Reliance – General
    • If you are proposing human subjects research collaboratively with another research institution with an IRB, complete this form. The collaborating IRBs will determine which IRB should review the study.
  • Independent Investigator Agreement
    • If you are proposing human subjects research collaboratively with another individual who does not have an IRB overseeing research, complete this form. (Note: the application should include the skills or specialization of the proposed independent investigator and documentation of training in human subjects research through CITI or equivalent means.)
  • Confidentiality Agreement Transcription and/or Translation Services
    • Required if IRB protocol data or documents must be translated or transcribed by an outside party or consultant.

Studies Involving Deception

  • Deception Debriefing Consent Template
    • Use this template as guidance if your study proposes to use deception or incomplete disclosure. All studies proposing deception or incomplete disclosure must meet criteria described by the IRB in Purdue HRPP Standard Operating Procedure(s) (SOP) 301 and/or 321.

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