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IRB - Human Participants Glossary

Case Studies
Children
Cognitive Impairment
Data and Safety Monitoring Board
Engagement in Research
Generalizable Knowledge
Human Subjects or Human Participants
Human Subjects Research
Informed Consent
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
IRB Approval
Interaction
Intervention
Investigator
Journalism
Key Personnel
Life Histories (or Life Stories)
Minimal Risk
Multiple Relationships (Financial Conflicts of Interest)
Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Oral History
Principal Investigator (Protocol)
Prisoner
Private Information
Protected Health Information (PHI or Identifiable Private Information)
Quorum
Research
Restricted Use or Limited Data Set
Secondary Data Set
Specimen
Unanticipated Problem