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What is the GHUCCTS IRB?
Georgetown Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science Institutional Review Board is the IRB for the GHUCCTS consortium; its purpose is to review consortium research studies. GHUCCTS IRB members are appointed by each participating institution.

Who are the GHUCCTS IRB members?
The roster for the GHUCCTS Joint IRB can be found at:

What studies will the GHUCCTS IRB review?
The GHUCCTS IRB will review all studies funded by GHUCCTS, such as:

  • GHUCCTS funded pilot research studies;

The following additional studies are eligible for review by GHUCCTS IRB:

  • research studies that will utilize GHUCCTS facilities;

Whom do I contact if I have any questions related to GHUCCTS IRB?
Please contact Kristen Katopol at [email protected]

How do I submit my study to the GHUCCTS IRB?
Investigators will submit research studies using the Georgetown-MedStar IRB System web-based application. For more information on the IRB system, please click here or contact  Kristen Katopol at [email protected]

How do I get access to the IRB system? 
For guidance on how to access the IRB system, please reference the document found here.

Click here to visit Georgetown University IRB's website.

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