Information for IRB Members
New Board Member Training Requirements
New members must set up an appointment in order to complete new IRB member training. Contact Claudia Norman in the HRPP Office
(513) 558-5784. Additional requirements include CITI Training (www.citiprogram.org), FDA Training (CAP Courses), the
observation of two IRB meetings, and current curriculum vitae.
Member Continuing Education
Board members are encouraged to attend IRB meetings that occur on the 5th Wednesday for continuing education. Topics will vary.
Resources for Board Members
ePAS is the electronic database utilized by the UC Institutional Review Board (IRB) for all human research activities. All external IRB submissions must be submitted through the electronic protocol administration (ePAS). To access ePAS, click on link below, or copy and paste into browser.
Reliance on External IRB
For general questions regarding reliance review, contact Kareemah Mills in the HRPP Office at (513) 558-3576.
Reliance on Commercial IRB
UC has contracts with the following commercial IRBs:
Reliance on Non-Commercial IRB
The UC IRB may rely on external IRBs for review, after an Institutional Authorization Agreement is obtained. Only IRBs at institutions registered with the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) will be accepted for reliance. If UC has a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in place with the participating institution, then an authorization agreement is not needed. Please see the list of institutions with current MOUs:
To report compliance concerns: Email: research.compliance.@uc.edu or Call - 513-558-5034
Toll-Free Anonymous Compliance Hotline - (800) 889-1547
You may also file a report via the web: Anonymous Online Reporting