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Your study will be routed to one of the two OhioHealth IRBs.

Access the online IRB portal, iRIS. To access iRIS, you must either (1) use an internal OhioHealth computer to access the OhioHealth Intranet; or (2) connect remotely through OHConnect. Once you're in the OhioHealth Intranet, launch the web browser and enter the following address:

Access and print the forms for IRB protocol submission.


Name of Step


Document Name

 General Submission Information Research Protocol Submission Format
Helpful Hints for Submitting Initial (New) Research to the OhioHealth Research Committee/Institutional Review Board
 IRB Petition Petition for Approval of Research Involving Human Subjects
 Abstract Abstract template
 Instructions for Writing the Research Protocol Protocol template
 HIPAA Forms HIPAA Form for Designing a Study
   HIPAA Form for Chart Reviews
   HIPAA Request for Full Waiver
   HIPAA Form for Screening Patients
 OhioHealth Consent Forms OhioHealth Consent Forms
This document includes four components:
  • Authorization to Use/Disclose Protected Health Information
  • Survey Cover Letter
  • Consent Form
  • Consent Form Recommendations
 Budget Budget and Budget Preparation Template
 Significant Financial Interest Disclosure Significant Financial Interest Disclosure Form

Trina Williams
Manager, Office of Regulatory Compliance
(614) 566-1748
[email protected]