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Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

Getting started

Preparing an IRB submission can seem daunting. This page is intended to walk you through the steps for preparing a submission for IRB review, as well as your responsibilities following initial approval. Click on each accordion below to learn more about each step in the process.

To request a consultation:

To support faculty and student researchers in navigating the IRB process, the VCU HRPP offers specialized, one-on-one IRB assistance via our consultation program. Available consultation types include pre-submission consultations, reliance consultations, and Post-Approval Monitoring and Quality Improvement (PAMQuIP) consultations. More consultation types will be added as we expand our consultation program. 

Click the "Schedule a consultation" button to request an appointment today!

Schedule a consultation

For information on VCU's human subject research portfolio:

View the September 2020 HRPP metrics report.

For more resources for clinical research:

Visit the One VCU Clinical Research page.

Contact us

Consultation
Schedule a consultation with IRB staff

General questions
orsp@vcu.edu
(804) 828-0868

Questions related to IRB submissions
irbpanela@vcu.edu

Questions related to single IRB, reliance agreements and/or external IRBs
irbreliance@vcu.edu

Questions related to IRB education offerings
irbeducation@vcu.edu

Questions related to Post-Approval Monitoring and Quality Improvement (PAMQuIP)
pamquip@vcu.edu

For individual staff email addresses
See Contact us page for staff directory

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