- Requesting an iRIS account for ANY reason
(This includes: meeting course requirements, serving on compliance committees)
- Involved in the design, conduct, reporting, or oversight of non-exempt human subject
(This applies to: all TTUHSC Faculty/Staff/Residents, all TTU Faculty/Staff, all TTUHSC/TTU students)
- An IRB Board Member in Amarillo or Lubbock
IRB Training Requirements
Conflict of Interest/Financial Disclosure (COIC)
TTUHSC policy requires that all research study personnel disclose any actual (or potential) conflict of interest, and have a current financial disclosure on file. This is done by completing the Conflict of Interest and Commitment (COIC) Training and Disclosure module at least annually, AND updated within thirty (30) days of a change in significant financial interests. You will need to complete the COIC module if you are:
For additional information about the policies for financial disclosures and conflict of interest, refer to TTUHSC OP 73.09, Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research, and TTUHSC OP 10.05, Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy.
Accessing the COIC Training/Disclosure
Click Here to access the disclosure via the TTUHSC COIC System.
Important Note: Make sure to review the section regarding Research Activities, then answer "Yes" when asked if you are involved in Research.
The Research Integrity Office (RIO) provides an initial review of financial disclosure statements from TTUHSC researchers, as well as administrative oversight of the TTUHSC Conflict of Interest in Research Committee (COIRC).
If you have any problems accessing the COIC links above, please contact the IRB Education Coordinator.
Click HERE for the complete set of instructions on this page for COIC.