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Institutional Review Board

Report Non-Compliance

What is non-compliance?

Non-compliance is any action or activity associated with the conduct or oversight of research involving human subjects that fails to comply with the research plan as approved by the IRB or federal regulations or institutional policies governing such research. Non-compliance may range from minor to serious, be unintentional or willful, and may occur once or several times.

How do I report non-compliance?

You may contact the Texas Health Resources System Compliance Hotline at 1-800-381-4728 or

The hotline is a toll-free line dedicated to the confidential discussion of questions and concerns related to laws, regulations, or company policies. If you choose to remain anonymous your identity will be protected to the extent possible or allowed by the law.

How do I avoid non-compliance?

  • Know and Comply with company polices
  • Complete the required training and education
  • Report suspected compliance concerns
  • Remember you will be held accountable for complying with policies

Got Questions? Contact the IRB Office

Texas Health Resources IRB Office
612 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 1212
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 682-236-6746
Fax: 682-236-6756


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