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WVU OHRP supports the WVU research community in the protection of human subjects and regulatory compliance.

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Use the links below for quick access to required training, research systems, and preparatory-to-research tasks.

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CITI Program

All researchers listed on the protocol submission are required to complete training. Be sure to register for an account with the CITI Program.

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Kuali is WVU’s Research Administration System. Create, submit and manage your research protocol information in the IRB module.

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iLab assists with preparatory to research activities. Use your WVU credentials to request services such as data sets and software.

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See additional info on our training page.

Submission Central

Find everything you need to begin the submission and review process.

Getting Started

Find information related to the protocol application submission process, training, and tools.

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Submission Guidance

Access resources for guidance, policies, and IRB committee information.



Find the forms and templates needed for protocol application submissions.



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Scheduled meeting and events.

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Get it Faster.

WVU IRB committee members are volunteers who are committed to ensuring the safety of human subjects and regulatory compliance. The volunteer members and OHRP staff strive to continually improve the process and reduce approval times. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement.



WVU and the National Institutes Average of Approval Times 

WVU IRB Exceeds National Average
Approval Type WVU (Days) Nat'l Average 2020* (Days)
Exempt 03 11
Expedited 05 20
Full-Board 22 45

Full Board protocols reviewed by the WVU IRB take an average of 27 days to be approved, surpassing the national time of 45 days. Expedited protocols reviewed by the WVU IRB (12 days) are approved an average of 8 days faster than the national average (20 days). Exempt submissions are also acknowledged twice as fast by the WVU IRB than the national average.
*Most current available metrics on national HRPP performance for academic organizations.

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