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Note: during March and April the HSRO receives a large spike in the volume of research activities requiring review.   Please consult the Checklist on the Forms page to make sure your submission is complete and follow the directions on the top of the Form A when submitting.  Initial review times are an estimate and will increase to accommodate the volume. Thank you for helping us complete the review process as quickly as possible.


Questions regarding Forms and the status and submission of new and continuing research protocols should be directed to:

Office and Mail Location:

University Services Center (#87)
Suite 2400, Office 2014

2nd floor, Suite 2400 is to the right of the large conference room  (Door plaque reads Office for VP of Research)



 Questions regarding research activities, determining whether an activity requires review by the IRB, and training should be directed to:

Heather Foti, MPH
Associate Director

Office Location:

Bldg 17, Office 3619, Mezzanine Level (Bldg 17 is attached to KGCOE (Bldg 9). Enter from Quarter Mile side, Mezzanine Level faces SMFL (Semiconductor & Microsystems Fabrication Lab)

Mail Address (All IRB Materials should be mailed to this address):

Human Subjects Research Office (HSRO)
University Services Center, Suite 2400
141 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5608
(585) 475-7673