Institutional Review Board

Especially For VA Researchers

Research and Development Committee
The Research and Development (R&D) Committee is responsible for maintaining high standards throughout the facility’s research and development program and supporting the patient care mission in the VA. All funded and unfunded research and development activities involving the staff, patients and resources of this VAMC are within its purview.

Research and Development Promise Packet
The materials needed for submission to the R&D and to the IRB are available to download from this Web site.

VA Informed Consent Form (Form 10-1086)
The 10-1086 must be used for all VA research. The 10-1086 includes required template language for both VA and UC.

University of Cincinnati's IRB
All IRB guidance and forms are available to download from this Web site.

Submitting to the UC IRB:

  • In addition to the 10-1086 the UC informed consent form must be used by VA researchers who are conducting research at UC.
  • All submissions from the VA, whether medical or social/behavioral, are required to be submitted to the Medical IRB for review and approval.
  • All VA researchers must complete the required UC training. Please visit Research Compliance Training for further information.