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Institutional Review Board (CWRU IRB)

Institutional Review Board (CWRU IRB)


The Case Western Reserve University Institutional Review Board reviews social science/behavioral studies, and low-risk biomedical research not conducted in a hospital setting.

Additional Information


The Office of Research Administration has implemented iRIS, an electronic protocol submission and processing system that has digitized CWRU's Institutional Review Board (IRB) and CWRU's Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). iRIS improves business processes, submission efficiency, and review and renewal of IRB and IBC studies.

NEW! Biomedical protocol template is now available.

IRB Biomedical Protocol Template

IRB Contacts

Questions or feedback for the IRB? Contact any of the following individuals:

CWRU IRB Office:

Fax: 216.368.4679

Sue Ambro - CWRU IRB Manager

Lawrence Greksa, PhD - IRB Chairman

Kathleen Farkas, PhD - IRB Vice-Chair