About the Office of Human Research (OHR)

Office of Human Research

The Office of Human Research (OHR) is the administrative support office for The George Washington University Institutional Review Boards (IRBs). The IRB is responsible for the review of all research activities that involve human subjects in accordance with federal regulations. 


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IRB Meeting Dates

Please be advised that the Office of Human Research will conduct a pre-review of all submissions prior to full board review for greater than minimal risk studies.