Office for Human Research Studies

Protection of Subjects & Research Excellence

The Office for Human Research Studies (OHRS) protects the rights and safety of our research subjects while facilitating research excellence. We oversee scientific and Institutional Review Board review processes for the DF/HCC.

Submissions to OHRS are now in iRIS!

The new submission forms are dynamic, streamlined, and completed entirely within the iRIS PRMS system.

Learn more about iRIS.

Note: Only a handful of Special Submission Forms are completed offline and attached to the submission in iRIS.

News & Updates

  • August 06, 2020 – PRMS

    On Friday, August 7th, iRIS will undergo a few minor updates. Please review the summary of changes below.

  • August 05, 2020 – Announcements

    After a comprehensive search, we are excited to share that Sarah Kiskaddon, J.D. has accepted the role of Director of the Office of Human Research Studies, which includes oversight of the DFCI Institutional Review Board...

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