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Human Research Protection Resources


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Office of Research Integrity & Compliance

Advancing research integrity and compliance through developing, demonstrating, and disseminating innovative processes, tools and outreach that improve scientific outcomes, transparency and accountability through the translational research continuum.

Human Research Protection Program

An institutional-wide program coordinated by the University of Utah’s Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC), and is composed of the executive officers, research review committees, and other entities that are responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of participants in research conducted or reviewed at the University of Utah.

 Information Privacy Office

Protecting your health information is important to University of Utah Health. We follow strict laws that require us to maintain the confidentiality of your health information. 


Prepares, interprets, negotiates, and executes agreements on behalf of the University of Utah for projects funded by federal and state agencies, foundations, and other public and private sources. 


Protects the health and safety of the University community and its environment.



PIVOT (formerly TVC) serves as a catalyst for the regional ecosystem, responsible for all aspects of invention management, patent prosecution, licensing, startup formation and support, equity management and early-stage funding.

HCI Protocol Review & Monitoring Committee

If your study involves cancer patients, you will be directed in ERICA to submit your project to the PRMC at Huntsman Cancer Institute for review and approval.

Center for Clinical & Translational Science

The center serves as an academic home for clinical and translational research, developing innovative health services for the community and health researchers, and training a new generation of clinical and translational investigators.

 Veteran's Affairs

The IRB adheres to the IRB responsibilities and requirements outlined in 38 CFR 16 and the VHA Directives when reviewing and making determinations for research conducted at the VA.



ORIS manages the Information Systems of the Office of Research Integrity & Compliance

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Office for Human Research Protections

Provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of human subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.


SMART IRB is a platform designed to ease common challenges associated with initiating multisite research and to provide a roadmap for institutions to implement the NIH Single IRB Review policy.

IRB Reliance Exchange

IREx is a freely available, web-based portal supporting
single IRB review documentation and coordination for multi-center clinical trials.

Trial Innovation Network

A collaborative national network that focuses on operational innovation, excellence and collaboration and will leverage the expertise and resources of the CTSA Program.

Trial Innovation Centers (TIC) are charged with coordinating and providing innovative, high quality operational support for TIN clinical trials.

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Last Updated: 5/18/21