What's New (Norman Campus)

The IRB office has transitioned into a virtual office!
Our office is now telecommuting! We are continuing to process applications, answer phone calls and emails, and our reviewers are reviewing your studies!

Ways to contact us:
Phone: Please call the mainline at 405-325-8110.
We have forwarded the phones to our cell phones, so please do not hang up when the voicemail message comes on. After playing the voicemail message, the phone system will transfer to one of our cell phones. If you call after-hours and must leave a message, please do so. We are set up to receive voicemail alerts, so we will get back with you as soon as possible!

OU IRB Norman Campus Website:
https://compliance.ouhsc.edu/HRPP - under Researcher & Coordinator, select Norman Campus; Select tabs: Researcher’s Toolkit and/or Education & Training.
We have a lot of information on our website! This includes guidance on the application process, including step-by-step instructions on how to start a study, and templates that you will need to complete the process. We also have instructions on our website regarding the required CITI Social Behavioral Course training.

Emails:
irb@ou.edu
IRB Office

shelly.smith@ou.edu
Shelly Smith
IRB Administrative Assistant

kbraswell@ou.edu
Karen “Kat” Braswell
IRB Administrator

ncunningham@ou.edu
Nicole Cunningham
IRB Quality Improvement,
Education & Training Coordinator

sierra.smith@ou.edu
Sierra Smith
IRB Director

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Norman Campus

New Review Board rosters are available. These are effective 09/01/2016.

Monday, August 29, 2016
Norman Campus

We have the revised the Board meeting schedule to note that only one Board a month will meet, rather than both Boards. This decision is due to the decrease in Full Board studies/submissions being reviewed. If a study is submitted that requires Full Board review and it cannot make it onto the monthly agenda, we will attempt to schedule an impromptu meeting to minimize any time delays.

Monday, August 15, 2016
Norman Campus

Information Technology will perform routine monthly server maintenance on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 7AM - 2PM. iRIS may experience intermittent connectivity during this time.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Norman Campus

Recently, the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) distributed a newsletter illustrating the average review times for accredited IRBs. We compared our average review times to the national averages for each of the different categories in the graph below.

A very special thank you to our reviewers, administrators, and researchers for helping make our averages so low!

 

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Norman Campus

iRIS will be down for maintenance on Sunday, July 31, 2016, from 8AM to 2PM. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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OUHSC Contact

865 Research Parkway, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

ph: (405) 271-2045
fax: (405) 271-1677


Email Us: irb@ouhsc.edu

Norman Contact

Five Partners Place
201 Stephenson Parkway, Suite 4200
Norman, OK 73019

ph: (405) 325-8110


Email Us: irb@ou.edu