Education & Services

Open Office Hours

The IRB office has open office hours on Mondays and Thursdays from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please feel free to stop by to discuss your IRB questions with one of the IRB Analysts.

You may also contact our office to schedule an appointment to meet with an IRB analyst.

Custom Presentations

Upon request, the IRB can provide training to your class, research staff or department. The IRB can incorporate an education session as part of a class or as part of a faculty meeting.

The IRB can conduct presentations to meet the specific needs and interests of your class or department. Email us at or call us at 617- 358-6115 to begin the process.

Post Approval Support, Study Review and Auditing

The Quality Assurance/Improvement (QA/QI) Program is available to assist investigators with managing and organizing their research studies to ensure that they are in compliance with applicable regulations, laws and institutional policies.

Before beginning your research, we encourage you to set up an appointment with the QA/QI Specialist to help you get started off right. The QA/QI Program is also able to assist you throughout the course of your study. Contact LaNeia Thomas ( today to learn more.

External Educational Opportunities