Resources for Graduate Students

Health Research Ethics Board

The Health Research Ethics Board (HREB) administers the ethics review process for all faculty, staff and students of the University of Alberta Health Sciences Faculties, Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health. The HREB has two panels: Biomedical Research and Health Research.

The HREB is a joint committee of the:

  • Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
  • Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • School of Public Health
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Covenant Health

Both panels have representation from all HREB constituents. The panels are governed by the Health Research Ethics Administration Board (HREAB) and the University Committee on Human Research Ethics (UCHRE).

For more information on health research ethics, please visit the following websites: