Welcome to the website for faculty, staff, and students who conduct research with human subjects. The resources on this site are designed to help Investigators secure approval to conduct research with human subjects and carry out their work in an ethical manner.
To get started please go to “Protecting Human Subjects at RIT”. You will find general information about submitting human subjects research activities as well as criteria for approval and guidance for conducting your research.
To submit your research activity for review: please send an electronic version of the Form A and all supporting materials along with a signed hard copy of the Form A to:
Senior Staff Assistant
Engineering Hall, Room# 2115
74 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Questions regarding Forms and the status and submission of new and continuing research protocols should also be directed to Dawn Severson.
Questions regarding research activities, determining whether an activity requires review by the IRB, and training should be directed to:
Heather Foti, MPH
Human Subjects Research Office (HSRO)
2nd Floor, Bldg 87
Administrative Services Building/Innovation Center, Suite 2400
Rochester, NY 14623-5608
Ph: (585) 475-7673
Fax: (585) 475-7990